Ellen Brickman, Ph.D., is a Director at DOAR. Ellen manages teams at DOAR in conducting pre-trial research and consulting on all aspects of trial strategy. She is closely involved in theme development, jury selection, and witness preparation.
Ellen has consulted on many high-profile criminal and civil cases, including, among others, white-collar criminal matters, securities litigation, and intellectual property cases. She is particularly skilled at designing research to answer complex strategic questions and helping attorneys interpret the research findings and their implications for trial strategy.
Prior to DOAR, Ellen conducted research in social-service settings, and has also taught courses in social psychology and in research methodology at New York University, the New School for Social Research, and Fordham University. She has also published articles on many aspects of trial strategy and has presented widely to attorneys and judges.
Ellen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and psychology from Barnard College, and a Ph.D. in social psychology from Columbia University.