Maura R. Grossman
Maura R. Grossman is a Research Professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, Canada, as well as an eDiscovery attorney and consultant in New York. Previously, Maura was of counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where, for 17 years, she represented Fortune 100 companies and major financial services institutions in corporate and securities litigation and white-collar criminal and regulatory investigations, and advised the firm’s lawyers and clients on legal, technical, and strategic issues involving eDiscovery and information governance, both domestically and abroad.
Maura is a well-known and influential eDiscovery lawyer. Her scholarly work on technology-assisted review (“TAR”), most notably, Technology-Assisted Review in E-Discovery Can Be More Effective and More Efficient Than Exhaustive Manual Review, published in the Richmond Journal of Law and Technology in 2011, has been widely cited in case law, both in the U.S. and elsewhere. Her longstanding contributions to eDiscovery technology and process have been featured in the February 2016 issue of The American Lawyer, the September 2016 issue of the ABA Journal – where she was recognized as a 2016 Legal Rebel – and by the American Bar Association, which named her as one of its ten 2017 Women in Legal Tech.
Maura has served as a court-appointed special master, neutral/mediator, and eDiscovery expert to the court in multiple high-profile federal cases, and has taught Electronic Discovery at Columbia Law School, the Georgetown University Law Center, Pace Law School, and Rutgers Law School–Newark. In addition to her J.D. from Georgetown, Maura also holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Psychology from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Psychological Studies at Adelphi University.