Maura R. Grossman, J.D., Ph.D., is a Research Professor and Director of Women in Computer Science in the Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, as well as an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. She also is Principal at Maura Grossman Law, an eDiscovery law and consulting firm in Buffalo, New York.

Previously, Maura was of counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where, for 17 years, she advised the firm’s lawyers and clients on legal, technical, and strategic issues involving eDiscovery and information governance, both domestically and abroad.  


Maura’s scholarly work on 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 the case law, both in the U.S. and abroad.  Her longstanding contributions to eDiscovery technology and process were featured in the February 2016 issue of THE AMERICAN LAWYER and the September 2016 issue of the ABA JOURNAL, where she was recognized as a “Legal Rebel.”


Maura has served as a court-appointed special master, mediator, and eDiscovery expert to the court in multiple high-profile U.S. federal cases, and has also taught courses in eDiscovery at Columbia, Georgetown, Pace, and Rutgers–Newark law schools.  In addition to her J.D. from Georgetown, Maura also holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Psychology from the Derner Institute at Adelphi University.