Alison A. Grounds

Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta, GA

Alison is a litigation partner in the Atlanta office of Troutman Sanders LLP, and serves as the Founder & Managing Director of Troutman Sanders eMerge — a wholly owned subsidiary of lawyers and technologists focused on providing legal and technical solutions for leveraging ESI in legal matters. She advocates on behalf of clients in state and federal courts around the country, as well as before governmental agencies. Alison is a frequent speaker and author on eDiscovery issues and was recognized by her peers in the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) as the Technology Advocate of the Year in 2013 for her innovation and leadership in founding eMerge. She was named the first recipient of the Monica Bay STEM Leadership award in recognition of her commitment to the mentorship and advancement of women in the legal technology field and for being a thought innovator in legal technology.