Maura Grossman

Lecturer in Law

Tel: 212-403-1391

Maura R. Grossman is Counsel in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where her practice focuses primarily on advising lawyers and clients on legal, technical, and strategic issues involving electronic discovery and information management, both domestically and abroad.

Ms. Grossman was appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau to serve as co-chair of the E-Discovery Working Group advising the New York State Unified Court System, and by District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin to serve as a member of the Discovery Subcommittee of the Attorney Advisory Group to the Judicial Improvements Committee of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.  Ms. Grossman is involved in various initiatives to provide training on e-discovery to federal and state court judges, and has served as a court-appointed e-discovery expert and mediator.  Ms. Grossman is a member of the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference® Working Group 1 on Best Practices for Electronic Document Retention and Production, and a member of Sedona’s Working Group 6 on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery, and Disclosure. Since 2010, Ms. Grossman has served as a coordinator of the Legal Track of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Text Retrieval Conference (“TREC”), a joint government/industry/academic research project studying the application of automated information retrieval technologies to e-discovery.  She also is an adjunct faculty member at the Rutgers School of Law–Newark and Pace Law School, where she has taught courses on e-discovery. 

Ms. Grossman speaks and writes frequently on e-discovery and legal ethics.  She serves on the Advisory Boards of BNA’s Digital Discovery & e-Evidence Report, as well as the Georgetown University Law Center’s Advanced E-Discovery Institute.

Ms. Grossman graduated with an A.B., magna cum laude, from Brown University.  She received an M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical/School Psychology from Adelphi University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the Georgetown University Law Center.  While at Georgetown, Ms. Grossman served as Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.

Ms. Grossman is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and has served on its Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics; a member of the New York State Bar Association, where she presently serves on the E-Discovery Committee; and also a member of the American Bar Association.