Jason Lichter

Troutman Pepper

Jason is a Principal with Troutman Pepper eMerge, the firm's subsidiary comprised of attorneys and technologists dedicated to eDiscovery, information governance, and data analysis. As a software engineer turned litigator, Jason brings a singular combination of real-world legal experience and hands-on technical expertise to each engagement. A staunch advocate of continuous process improvement and innovative legal service delivery, Jason advises colleagues and clients on how to deploy the latest technologies and best practices to efficiently guide matters from pre-litigation readiness through the entire eDiscovery lifecycle. Jason also provides strategic direction to eMerge’s eight-member custom solutions team. His strong technical background includes substantial computer science coursework while an undergraduate at Yale University, followed by time as a software engineer for Sapient, a technology services consultancy, before attending Harvard Law School. As a member of Troutman's Innovation Committee and Generative AI Task Force, Jason has helped to steer the firm's internal and client-facing strategy around responsible use of AI.