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Practice Areas

Eric is a former federal cybercrimes and major frauds prosecutor and an experienced trial and appellate attorney. His practice focuses on white collar and regulatory enforcement defense, internal investigations, and complex, technology-heavy litigation matters, often involving computer/software-related trade secrets, copyrights, and other intellectual property. He has represented clients in some of the highest profile, highest stakes cases in the country concerning government and law enforcement demands for corporate data and assistance in connection with criminal and national security-related investigations.

Career

From 2007 to 2014, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. He was Deputy Chief of the Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section, supervising one of the nation’s largest teams of federal prosecutors dedicated to investigating and prosecuting computer hacking and intellectual property offenses. He was the lead prosecutor on numerous high-profile cybercrime investigations, including cases involving corporate espionage, theft of trade secrets, APTs (advanced persistent threats), botnets, distributed denial of service attacks, SQL-injection attacks, and other sophisticated cyberattacks.

Personal

JD, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005. BS in Computer Science, Stanford University, 1998.