Eleanor M. Ord’s litigation practice areas include business, contract, commercial, personal injury, medical malpractice, federal tort claims, real estate, land use and class action litigation. Eleanor commonly represents businesses, developers, and property owners in a variety of breach of contract, fraud, tort, and title disputes, as well as plaintiffs in federal tort claims and personal injury actions. Eleanor graduated from Stanford University with Honors in Humanities and obtained her J.D. degree from the Harvard Law School in 2005. While at Harvard, Eleanor was an Article Editor for the Harvard Negotiation Law Review and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Prior to joining Webb & Ord, Eleanor worked for an international law firm and a large California-based law firm doing complex litigation in state and federal court and land use matters. Before becoming a lawyer, Eleanor was a legislative assistant to U.S. Representative John E. Linder, associate staff to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Rules, and district field manager for Representative William M. Thomas, former Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, in his California district office.