Allison Lucas – General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, BuzzFeed


Allison Lucas is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at BuzzFeed. She is part of the company’s executive team and heads up all of BuzzFeed’s legal matters, including overseeing IP strategy, first amendment issues, advertising, data privacy and security, litigation, corporate, and employment matters. She also advises on all legal policy considerations.


Prior to BuzzFeed, Allison was VP/Associate GC at Gilt Groupe, where she managed all of Gilt’s IP issues. Prior to that, Allison was Associate GC at United Media, a former division of EW Scripps, where she handled all aspects of the syndication and licensing businesses. Allison received her undergraduate journalism degree from Northwestern and her JD from Fordham University.