Eric advises on a broad variety of litigation matters to support clients in the technology industry. He represents companies ranging from startups to large corporations across a diverse number of industries, including speech recognition, software, e-commerce, games, online media and payments. In his blockchain practice, Eric has advised companies in connection with token generation events, regulatory inquiries and business development and litigation strategies. He has substantial experience in all phases of trial court litigation, as well as at the appellate level, including: representing clients at trial and during pretrial proceedings in high-stakes litigation matters; arguing and drafting dispositive motions in federal court; taking and defending both fact and expert depositions; and leading discovery matters.
During law school, Eric was a senior articles editor for the Hastings Law Journal, a member of the Hastings Moot Court Team and received numerous awards. Eric has also written and published on the topic of patent aggregators and antitrust claims against non-practicing entities.
Prior to joining Fenwick, Eric served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the Northern District Court in San Francisco and worked as a law clerk in the antitrust division of the California Attorney General’s office.
- SEGA of America
- “A Bridge over the Patent Trolls: Using Antitrust Laws to Rein in Patent Aggregators,” Hastings Law Journal, December 2016
- “Oral Arguments Preview: People v. Safety National Casualty Insurance Co.,” SCOCAblog, November 3, 2015
Education & Admissions
J.D., cum laude
University of California, Hastings College of Law
B.A., Middle Eastern Studies and Political Science
Admitted to practice in California