About Legal Science, LLC

About Us

Heidi Grunwald, Co-Founder


Heidi Grunwald is Co-Founder of Legal Science, LLC and currently Deputy Director of the Public Health Law Research program at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. She previously served as assistant vice president for research and strategic initiatives at Temple University, overseeing the financial planning of the pre-award research portfolio including the offices of Technology Transfer and Clinical Trials. She was also involved in large-scale research development and worked as liaison to the vice president for government and public affairs as the primary contact for all Temple University federal earmark requests. Heidi is also the Managing Director for the Institute for Survey Research at Temple University. She holds a B.A. degree in mathematics, M.A. in mathematics education, M.S. in statistics and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Higher Education Administration, Research, Evaluation and Assessment. She was a collegiate volleyball player, earning MVP as a freshman at Georgia Tech and played overseas professionally. She won two beach volleyball Bud-Light National Championships and a Canadian National Championship. Hobbies include mountain biking and environmental stewardship.

Scott Burris, Co-Founder

Scott Burris is a professor of law at Temple University, where he directs the Center for Health Law, Policy and Practice, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Public Health Law Research program. His work focuses on how law influences public health, and what interventions can make laws and law enforcement practices healthier in their effects. He is the author of more than 100 books, book chapters, articles and reports on issues including urban health, HIV/AIDS, research ethics, global health governance, and the health effects of criminal law and drug policy.  His work has been supported by organizations including the Open Society Institute, the National Institutes of Health, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the UK Department for International Development, and the CDC.  He has served as a consultant to numerous U.S. and international organizations including WHO, UNODC and UNDP.  Burris is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and Yale Law School.

Margaret S. Lee, Co-Founder

Margaret S. Lee is a founder and Managing Partner of Legal Science Partners, where she oversees corporate administration, financial and tax matters.  She is an accountant with 11 years of public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young.  As an auditor, her areas of specialization included not-for-profit and financial services companies.  Prior to co-founding LSP, she founded and ran a private practice focused on providing total management services to physicians.

Mark Rose, Member, Director, IT/ Product Development

Mark Rose oversees all product development, melding our legal and technical teams into one harmonious policy-making data shop.  Mark designed and implemented all our current technology.

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