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Eleanor Brock

Eleanor Brock is a recent graduate from Stanford University, where she studied social psychology with a focus on childhood cognition. Her interests include woodworking, mystery novels, eDiscovery, and the Oxford comma. You can reach her at

Posts By Eleanor Brock

Emojis Are Increasingly Making Their Way Into Litigation

It’s officially 2019. We haven’t mastered FOIA response, or put a woman on Mars. But texting is next-level fun—because everyone and their mom uses emojis. 🤗 But these little, yellow icons are posing some novel... Eleanor Brock   |     07 Mar 2019

Three Ways In-House Attorneys Are Using eDiscovery Software to Reduce Legal Spend

Document review is not exactly an enticing activity: late nights, mangled DVDs, and unending piles of unread files. Add in clunky legacy software, and it’s enough to make even the most seasoned attorney conside... Eleanor Brock   |     21 Feb 2019

Did eDiscovery Undermine the Mueller Investigation?

Since his investigation into Russian election meddling began in 2017, Robert Mueller’s team has launched a massive eDiscovery effort: seizing hard drives, exporting emails accounts, and sorting through several ... Eleanor Brock   |     07 Feb 2019

Dark Overlords Ransom Law Firm Data—Byte by Byte

At this very moment, in law offices and corporations around the country, attorneys are emailing privileged information to clients, shipping sensitive data out to vendors on unsecured thumb drives, and even Slac... Eleanor Brock   |     24 Jan 2019

Purple Haze: Hendrix Family Faces Spoliation Sanctions

Since Jimi Hendrix, arguably the greatest guitarist of all time, passed away in 1970, his family and heirs have been embroiled in near-continuous litigation over copyright infringement. Now, it’s escalated to e... Eleanor Brock   |     13 Dec 2018

How to Effectively QC Check Your Discovery Productions

It’s a terrifying thought: you’ve spent days, weeks, or even months combing through a data set, and you finally get that production out the door, only to discover that you’ve inadvertently disclosed a number of... Eleanor Brock   |     29 Nov 2018

[Infographic] eDiscovery Opportunity Costs: What Is the Most Efficient Approach?

How much does discovery cost? That’s a tricky question—and the honest answer is, it depends. Eleanor Brock   |     21 Nov 2018

Discovery Obstruction as Attorney Misconduct: Lawyer Suspended in Egregious Case

The Ohio Supreme Court won’t stand for ignoring discovery—or lying. Last week, the court indefinitely suspended Cleveland attorney Steven J. Moody, the ABA Journal reports, in a story that comes to us via Ride ... Eleanor Brock   |     25 Oct 2018
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