PacerPro's mission is to empower better decision making and stronger institutions by making facts, the bedrock of legal analysis, readily and easily accessible. Launched in 2014 as a simple overlay to the PACER system, today our service is the standard for integrating federal court data into workflow and knowledge systems for BigLaw and leading litigation boutiques. This success is due to innovative technology matched with best-in-class customer success and deployment teams.
If you have any questions about our service, our team, or our product pipeline, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
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CEO and Co-founder
An ABA Journal Legal Rebel, Class of 2014, and Fastcase 50 Honoree, Gavin McGrane is a graduate of the University of California at Davis and McGeorge School of Law. Gavin practiced for seven years, primarily focusing on complex commercial litigation. He founded PacerPro because he saw an opportunity to leverage technology and public data to help push the practice of law forward.
COO and Co-founder
Anna McGrane is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, New York University School of Law, Peking University School of Law, and Fullstack Academy of Code. Speaking five languages, Anna practiced at the London firm of Herbert Smith Freehills in its Moscow office and with the NRDC in Beijing. She is an organizing member of the NYU Law & Tech community and the Baylor University Brain Trust. She has been featured in Legal Tech News and Lawyers Who Code, and is a Fastcase 50 honoree.
Vice President of Engineering
Dhana Bala has 17+ years of leadership experience building disparate software systems across categories such as cybersecurity, IoT, networking, and wireless technologies. Dhana's prior executive roles include CTO at Deep Sentinel, and Head of Engineering at Plume WiFi. She's held various leadership roles at companies such as Illumio, Aruba Networks, Motorola, Ruckus Wireless, and Pareto Networks. Dhana has an MS in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University, and holds patents in IoT, and Identity and Access management.
Director of Design
A collaborative Design Leader who’s helped shape innovative products alongside real people for over 20 years. Brian combines design thinking, user research and experience strategy, all with a relentless focus on the user. Over the years, Brian has worked with a diverse group of product teams including Shutterfly, Intuit, EP and Move to create insight led, human-centered products.
Director of Product
A McGill Law grad, James spent eight years as a securities litigation associate, first at Skadden and then at Orrick. While at Orrick, he oversaw data analytics projects and a global bank’s first use of predictive coding in e-discovery. At PacerPro, James acts as a bridge between our development team and law firms, with a special focus on litigation data and technology integration.
Director of Customer Relations
A former Cravath paralegal and Lloyds Banking Group regulatory compliance officer, Aikta is a graduate of New York University School of Law and UNC Chapel Hill. At PacerPro, she focuses on customer deployments: understanding your workflow, and then mapping our product to your process.
Customer Success Associate
Michelle, a former Milbank LLP paralegal specializing in complex litigation, received a BA in Public Policy & Law from Trinity College in 2018 and a minor in Data Privacy from the University of Amsterdam in 2016. While at Trinity, Michelle wrote a thesis on litigation concerning government access to encrypted devices. Michelle also interned in the information security department at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Matthew Williams holds a BS in Network Administration from Morrisville State University and started his career at a major defense contractor. He has spent the past decade working for successful startups, seeing them through to acquisition. He joined the PacerPro team in January of 2018.
Chris Osborn is a software developer with 10 years of experience and a master's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Previous work experience includes Wolfram Alpha LLC, Microsoft and legal technology company DocketFish. At PacerPro, Chris’s focus is writing code to enable attorneys to receive their important documents quickly, reliably and easily.
Customer Success Associate
Amanda holds a BS in Resource Management, Wildlife Emphasis and a BA in Native American Studies from UC Berkeley, and started her career as an environmental educator and public information specialist. Amanda was involved in program coordination and event planning for Contra Costa Water District and the City of Pleasanton. At PacerPro, Amanda focuses on accounting, administrative projects, and customer success.
Wes is a graduate of the University of Washington Foster School of Business and a Certified Public Accountant in California. Wes started his career at KPMG Silicon Valley, and joins PacerPro from Nylas, a rapidly growing SaaS startup.
A graduate of Benedictine University, Scott has nearly 20 years of experience in legal sales and workflow solutions, including at iManage, Microsystems and Litera. His role at PacerPro is to act as intermediary between client and product, understanding and finding solutions to market needs.
Jason has over 15 years of experience in all aspects of the legal software space having worked for Thomson Reuters Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Ravel Law. Prior to his career in sales he completed his Master's degree at Wake Forest University. At PacerPro Jason is tasked with expanding the portfolio as well as maintaining and growing existing clients.