Scott Reents, Lead Attorney, Data Analytics and E‑Discovery, focuses on data analytics and e‑discovery, advising clients on defensible approaches to the preservation, collection, search and analysis of digital evidence, including the use of advanced technologies such as technology assisted review (TAR). He has represented numerous Fortune 100 companies and major financial institutions clients in securities litigations, shareholder class actions, bankruptcy‑related litigation and other complex commercial disputes in various federal and state courts. Mr. Reents is a frequent speaker and writer on data analytics and e‑discovery, including e‑discovery litigation, TAR and advanced search analytics, the defensibility of e‑discovery processes, information governance, and e‑discovery ethics.
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Reents worked in the technology industry, including as a research analyst at Gartner, the technology advisory services company, and as the founder of the health care industry practice at Fulcrum Analytics, a database marketing services provider. Mr. Reents also co‑founded e‑thePeople.org, a nonprofit developer of technology for improving the democratic process.
Mr. Reents was born in Boise, Idaho. He received his B.A. degree with distinction in Economics from Swarthmore College in 1996 and his J.D. degree from Stanford Law School in 2007. Mr. Reents joined Cravath in 2017. Prior to joining Cravath, he was a Senior Attorney at a law firm in New York, where his practice focused on litigation and e‑discovery.