Maura R. Grossman is a Research Professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, as well as an eDiscovery attorney and consultant in New York City.
Previously, Grossman 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. Grossman is a well-known and influential eDiscovery lawyer.
Her scholarly work on technology-assisted review, 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 were featured in the February 2016 issue of The American Lawyer, as well as the September 2016 issue of the ABA Journal, which named her as one of 10 2016 Legal Rebels.
Grossman has served as a court-appointed special master, neutral/mediator, and eDiscovery expert to the court in multiple high-profile federal cases, and also teaches Electronic Discovery at the Georgetown University Law Center.
In addition to her J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown, Grossman also holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in psychology from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Psychological Studies at Adelphi University, and an A.B., magna cum laude, from Brown University.