Peter Gronvall

Peter Gronvall
Senior Managing Director

Visionary Executive in Legal Technology Services

Peter is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura. He is an accomplished business visionary in the legal services and information-risk market place. He leads a global team of professionals that handles global investigations and large-scale litigation matters. Peter and his teams are routinely called upon to help corporate clients solve their most important legal needs as they relate to data-intensive requirements, especially as those matters implicate enterprise-level litigations and investigations. Peter’s engagements routinely involve C-suite executives, generals counsel, and outside counsel, confronting legal matters that involve information and technology concerns.

  • Experience

    By background, Peter is a former Wall Street law firm attorney with an esteemed track record in founding and growing business ventures in the legal technology, cybersecurity, and corporate risk management sectors. Since leaving the law practice in 2006, Peter has established a sterling record as an accomplished business visionary with exceptional leadership and strategic competencies, culminating in growing and selling businesses in the legal services and technology market space.

    For more than a decade, Peter has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where his academic focus is on the role of technology in disrupting and transforming the business of the legal practice.

    Peter is a senior executive at Ankura, helping global corporate and law firm clients develop and leverage innovative technology solutions to solve challenges across a diverse portfolio of corporate risk concerns and legal matters. Peter and his team are at the leading edge of the industry, assisting companies and their lawyers confront their most difficult challenges in information security, eDiscovery, and investigations management.

  • News & events
    • Peter is a regularly-requested and accomplished keynote speaker on topics related to legal department executive management, information risk and cyber issues.
    • Peter is also widely experienced in corporate speaking events, on topics related to innovation, technology and business-focused imperatives.
  • Insights & innovation
    • “An Empirical Evaluation of Active Learning Strategies in Predictive Coding,” LegalTech, 2018, with Dr. Jianping Zhang, Dr. Haozhen Zhao, Robert Keeling, Rishi Chhatwal, Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “An Ethical Journey Through E-Discovery,” ABA 66th Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, 2018, with Charles Moore, Jeffery Kopczynski, James Pizzirusso, Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “An Empirical Study of the Application of Machine Learning and Keyword Terms Methodologies to Privilege-Document Review Projects in Legal,” IEEE International Conference on Big Data Workshop: Big Data Analytics in the Legal Industry, 2017, with Dr. Jianping Zhang, Robert Keeling, Dr. Haozhen Zhao, Robert Neary, Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “Predicting Success: Predictive Coding Strategies for Successful Data Review in Construction Claims and Disputes,” Construction Super Conference, 2017, with Elise Greenspan, Larry Dany, Michele Laine, Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “Predictive Coding: Deconstructing the Secret Sauce,” LegalTech, 2017, with Dr. Jianping Zhang, Dr. Haozhen Zhao, Robert Keeling, Rishi Chhatwal, Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “’Talk is the New Doc’ – Deploying Text Analytics and Speech Recognition to Manage Audio Files in E-Discovery,” MCCA Global TEC Forum Article, 2016, with Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “Empirical Evaluations of Preprocessing Parameters’ Impact on Predictive Coding’s Effectiveness,” IEEE International Conference on Big Data Paper, 2016, with Dr. Jianping Zhang, Dr. Haozhen Zhao, Robert Keeling, Esq., Rishi Chhatwal, Esq., Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “Deploying Text Analytics and Speech Recognition to Manage Audio Files in E-Discovery,” ABA Pretrial Practice and Discovery Committee Article, 2016, with Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “Empirical Evaluations of Preprocessing Parameters’ Impact on Predictive Coding’s Effectiveness,” IEEE International Conference on Big Data Presentation, 2016, with Dr. Jianping Zhang, Dr. Haozhen Zhao, Robert Keeling, Rishi Chhatwal, Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “Dealing With Difficult Data: A Look at Preserving and Producing Increasingly Common But Challenging Data Sources,” ABA – Eighth Annual National Institute on E-Discovery Panel Session, 2014, with Margaret Dale, The Honorable Thomas J. Shields, Chris Spizzirri, Paul Weiner, Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet
    • “Text Categorization for Document Review,” University at Albany-SUNY First Annual Special Topics in Strategic and Emerging Technologies in Accounting Conference Keynote Address, 2013, with Ali Hadjarian, Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet