Alison A. Grounds

Managing Director 

Alison is the leader of Troutman Sanders’ eDiscovery and Data Management practice.  She works with clients to develop proactive, customized, efficient, and defensible strategies for legal matters.  Under her leadership, eMerge creates technological solutions for litigation, transactions, and regulatory compliance.  In 2013, the International Legal Technology Association named her the Technology Advocate of the Year. In 2015, she was named the first recipient of the Monica Bay STEM Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding innovation in the legal technology industry as well as mentorship and advancement of women in the field.

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Chris Haley

Director of Technology 

Chris’ decades of technology experience in the legal industry enable him to consult with lawyers and clients on effective ways to leverage advanced technology to improve efficiencies in legal matters. Chris oversees eMerge’s technology team, evaluates new technologies that may assist our clients, ensures our team maintains the necessary technological skills, and designs and implements custom-tailored technical solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

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