Maura R. Grossman, JD, PhD, is a Research Professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, and an affiliate faculty member at the Vector Institute of Artificial Intelligence, all in Ontario, Canada. Previously, she was an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Pace Law School, and Rutgers School of Law – Newark.
Professor Grossman is also Principal at Maura Grossman Law, an eDiscovery law and consulting firm in Buffalo, New York, USA. Prior to opening her own firm, she served as Of Counsel at the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where she pioneered the use of technology-assisted review (TAR) for eDiscovery.
Professor Grossman has been widely recognized for her scholarly work evaluating the application of TAR in the fields of law, government archives, and healthcare. Her studies have frequently been cited in the case law and literature, in North America and abroad. More recently, her scholarship has focused on responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) and AI as evidence. Professor Grossman is also well known for her appointments as a special master and/or as an expert in many high-profile US federal and state court cases.
In addition to her JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the Georgetown University Law Center (1990), she also holds an MA (1982) and PhD (1984) in Psychology from the Derner Institute of Adelphi University. Prior to practicing law, Professor Grossman was a clinical psychologist and hospital administrator in New York City. Professor Grossman received her AB, magna cum laude, honors in psychology, from Brown University (1980).