School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Maura R. Grossman, J.D., Ph.D., is a Research Professor in the David R. Cheriton 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. 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 matters related to eDiscovery and information governance, both domestically and abroad. Maura’s scholarly work, 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 &Technology in 2011, has been widely cited in case law, both in the U.S. and abroad. In addition to her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, Maura also holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Psychology from the Derner Institute of Adelphi University.
Today, data-driven decision-making is used in everything from credit to education, from housing to employment, and from healthcare to policing. This session will cover the different ways AI and analytics are being used today in the legal profession, and touch on some of the challenges they pose for attorneys.