Eleanor C. Anthony

Associate | Palo Alto

eanthony@mofo.com | (650) 813-4037

(650) 813-4037

Eleanor Anthony helps clients navigate complex privacy and data security matters, delivering both practical and privacy-enhancing legal advice. She has experience counseling multinational and startup clients across various sectors on privacy and cybersecurity issues, including:

  • Compliance program development
  • Product development
  • Corporate transactions, including M&A
  • Data breach and security incident response

She regularly drafts and negotiates tailored privacy and data security contract provisions and crafts policies to meet clients’ unique needs, in addition to helping clients conduct internal and forensic investigations in the wake of security incidents. In all her work, Eleanor draws on her background in intellectual property litigation to help clients develop compliance and incident response strategies to reduce the risks of litigation.

Eleanor has particular experience in advising clients on compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

Eleanor earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she served as Articles Editor for the Journal of Law & Technology, served as the Co‑President of the Stanford Law and Technology Association, and received the Judge Thelton E. Henderson Prize for her work at the Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic. Eleanor received her B.A., summa cum laude, in mathematics and philosophy from the University of Mississippi.

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