Eric B. Evans is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Palo Alto office and a West Coast co-chair of the firm’s Electronic Discovery & Information Governance practice. He serves on Mayer Brown’s Information Technology and Electronic Discovery Services Oversight Committees and is a member the firm’s Intellectual Property practice. He has extensive experience in complex intellectual property and licensing litigation and concentrates his practice on electronic discovery in complex litigation matters.
Before he attended law school, Eric served as Associate Director of Instructional Technology at Denison University, where he acted as Denison’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act agent and enforced and redrafted the university’s Acceptable Use Policy for Network Resources. He also designed and deployed highly secure Windows NT and 2000 client images on more than 400 computers located in more than a dozen computing facilities. He also holds an A.M. Degree in Middle Eastern Studies and an A.B. summa cum laude in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He received a Fulbright Scholarship to the University of Jordan in Amman, where he studied Arabic and history.