Adjunct Professor Allison Jane Walton has been in the legal technology field since 2006. Her expertise covers the entirety of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, with special emphasis on information governance and eDiscovery policy, process and technology. As founder of Fortis Quay, Inc., a global eRisk consultancy firm, she is inspired in both business and academia by solving the complex problems the digital age presents in a legal context. Her classes typically cover the management of Electronically Stored Information (ESI), legal hold approaches, social media governance, the use of technology assisted review and predictive coding. She is the creator of the Quay eLearning Modules that marry corporate compliance training, legal best practices and technological demonstrations to enable efficiency and defensibility in the discovery phase of litigation in the modern age. Her courses focus on bridging the gap between theory and practice, arming students with the knowledge and skills they need to be effective in the marketplace.
Professor Walton graduated from Denison University in Granville, Ohio in 2000, and received her J.D. from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in Washington, DC in 2003.