Ailia Alam

Associate Director
Senior Manager
Washington DC
+1 202 340 7731


Ailia Alam is a Data Governance, Technology Solutions and Forensics Associate Director in FRA’s Washington, DC office. She specializes in strategic planning for legal technology project management and acts as a liaison to law firms and government agencies to clarify issues, refine ideas, and give shape to solutions. Ailia uses analytical and technical skills to identify risk areas and find creative solutions to clients’ data governance challenges.

Ailia focuses her practice on litigation and investigations, and has particular experience in antitrust issues, contract disputes, and FOIA requests for commercial and federal clients. She has managed cases from data identification of multiple data types to production, preparing for witness interviews and depositions. She has experience assisting legal teams with preparing detailed fact and document timelines based upon data sources.

She has particular experience helping construction, financial, technology, and pharmaceutical industry clients navigate litigation, including cross-border litigation, IP litigation, internal investigations, white-collar crime and regulatory matters. She has managed cases involving joint defense multi-party, ITAR related matters addressing military and state secrets, SARs requests, and FOIA requests. 

She has worked on both long and short-term cases, leveraging the usage of analytical tools and working closely with her team to meet tight deadlines. By leveraging advanced AI based technology solutions for data analysis, remote data processing in clients/sourced environments, and collections, she has added efficiency to the matters she supports. She has lead both US-based cases and cross-border litigations involving multiple languages and data types. 

Prior to joining FRA, Ailia was a consultant for a Big Four consulting firm. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and is a Relativity Certified User and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). Ailia is fluent in Urdu and is based in FRA’s DC office.

Authority experience

Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)
US Department of Justice (DOJ)
US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Awards & Recognition


Relativity Certified User
Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)



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