Alison A. Grounds

Troutman Sanders LLP
Atlanta, GA


Alison Grounds is a litigation partner with Troutman Sanders LLP and also serves as the Managing Director of Troutman Sanders eMerge — a wholly owned subsidiary focused on providing legal and technical solutions to effectively manage eDiscovery from preservation through trial. An experienced litigation partner, Alison combines her litigation and eDiscovery experience to work with clients to develop proactive, matter-specific, efficient, and defensible legal strategies for discovery. Alison also advocates on behalf of clients in relation to eDiscovery issues at hearings and depositions in state and federal courts around the country and consults with clients on all phases of eDiscovery. She is a frequent speaker and author on eDiscovery issues and serves as a dedicated legal resource for Troutman Sanders' lawyers and clients on the intersection of eDiscovery law and technology.


Alison focuses her practice on advising clients on the efficient management, production and use of electronically stored information in litigation and internal/governmental investigations. Alison has assisted hundreds of Firm clients in a variety of industries, including energy, financial services, insurance, pharmaceuticals, construction, technology, and manufacturing with eDiscovery issues in litigation, arbitration, and investigations.