Closing The Loop

Casey C. Sullivan

Casey leads education and awareness efforts at Logikcull. An attorney in San Francisco, his passions include the great outdoors, great literature, and democratizing discovery. You can reach him at casey.sullivan@logikcull.com.

Posts By Casey C. Sullivan

Expert Insights Into the 9th Circuit: Podcast Now Available

The Ninth Circuit is the largest federal court of appeals in the country, with an influence to match. Whether it’s wrestling with dated cybersecurity laws, responding to the president’s travel bans, or determin... Casey C. Sullivan   |     02 Aug 2017

Hackers Breach the Wall, Invade Westeros: Why Lawyers Should Pay Attention

The world of “Game of Thrones” has been invaded, pillaged, and laid to waste, but not by any Dothraki invaders, incestuous Lannisters, or Night King. By hackers. Unscrupulous cyberattackers, presumably bearing ... Casey C. Sullivan   |     01 Aug 2017

A Prime Minister, Brought Down by a Font

Discovery is the “process of excavating a forensic landscape of what happened,” as U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler once succinctly put it, and sometimes that excavation can unearth the most unlikely types o... Casey C. Sullivan   |     31 Jul 2017

Now Available: Webinar on Ransomware and the Future of Law Firm Cybersecurity

As the legal industry is becoming increasingly aware, law firms are prime targets for cyberattacks. After all, they gather together clients’ most sensitive information, often with less-than-stellar protections.... Casey C. Sullivan   |     28 Jul 2017

'No Harm, No Foul' When Claiming Prejudice From Spoliation, Court Says

When it comes to requesting sanctions for ESI spoliation, you could turn to the Rule 37(e), with its extensive case law and revision history. Or you could go for something more concise, as U.S. Magistrate Judge... Casey C. Sullivan   |     28 Jul 2017

Getting Rid of the ROT: A Q&A on Data Disposition With John Isaza

Almost all the data in your possession is ROT. That’s “redundant, outdated, or trivial,” data that rarely serves a purpose. According to some estimates, 70 percent or more of stored data is ROT. Yet many organi... Casey C. Sullivan   |     26 Jul 2017

Wells Fargo’s Discovery Disaster: Bank Accidentally Releases Info on Wealthiest Clients

The discovery process is particularly susceptible to data breaches, as we’ve written once or twice or three times before. Discovery, after all, involves collecting, reviewing, and exchanging extremely high-valu... Casey C. Sullivan   |     25 Jul 2017

Judge Waxse on Why Judges Shouldn't 'Sit Back and Let Lawyers Litigate'

Cooperation, Magistrate Judge David J. Waxse has noted, is written into human DNA, an evolutionary adaptation that has emerged over millennia—though one might not realize it when looking at contemporary litigat... Casey C. Sullivan   |     24 Jul 2017
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