Closing The Loop

Eric Pesale

The founder of Write For Law, Eric writes regularly about eDiscovery, cybersecurity and other legal topics for law firms, publications, and companies. He is a graduate of New York Law School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and recently passed the New York bar exam.

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Updated Criminal Procedure Rule Allows Government to Remote-Hack Computers

Whether they’re threatening to spill the deets on the Game of Thrones finale or pilfering confidential BigLaw client data for insider trading, cybercriminals are using increasingly sophisticated methods to wrea... Eric Pesale   |     06 Sep 2017

Employee Microchipping Injects New Legal Issues Into the Workplace

As the legal industry wonders whether associate jobs will soon be replaced by AI lawyers and bots, another sci-fi concept worthy of getting the "Black Mirror" treatment is starting to take hold in a growing num... Eric Pesale   |     05 Sep 2017

Federal Case Highlights Dangers of Unsafe Sharing During Litigation

If you share files online, whether to clients, colleagues, or opposing counsel, you’re not alone. Cloud solutions are increasingly reshaping the practice of law and one of the most common tools attorneys are gr... Eric Pesale   |     28 Aug 2017

The Dark Net: Where Attorneys' Information Is Bought & Sold

While the visible Internet is vast, the websites that you regularly access on your web browser represent only a fraction of what’s truly available online. There is, in fact, a significant section of the Interne... Eric Pesale   |     09 Aug 2017

Alternative Legal Service Providers Signal Disruption in the Big Law Business Model

As first year associate salaries rise and top-end Big Law billing rates approach the $1,500-per-hour mark, companies are growing increasingly weary of paying full sticker price for legal services. As a result, ... Eric Pesale   |     04 Aug 2017

Rise of Cryptocurrencies Could Pose Problems for eDiscovery

Welcome to the age of Bitcoin.  And Ether.  And Monero.  With roughly 970 cryptocurrencies currently circulating in the digital nethersphere, forms of payment that were once favored by cybercriminals and TOR ne... Eric Pesale   |     27 Jul 2017

Will SCOTUS Clarify How Far the Government Can Go to Get Cloud-Stored Data?

The cloud makes just about everything better, whether it’s email, online storage, or eDiscovery. That is, unless you’re a government lawyer trying to subpoena private user data, in which case the cloud can quic... Eric Pesale   |     13 Jul 2017

How Attorneys Can Incorporate Encryption Into Client Communications

From spear phishing to DNS hijacking, cybercriminals are increasingly turning law firm emails into entry points for accessing confidential data.  One of the easiest ways to safeguard against these types of atta... Eric Pesale   |     23 Jun 2017
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