Eric's extensive legal experience encompasses all facets of real estate litigation and transactional work. Along with his successful litigation track record, Eric's achievements in complicated transactional work (involving the leasing and purchase of commercial property, land use and land development, entity formation and corporate governance, borrower CMBS loan negotiations, real property tax appeals, and easement issues) have garnered him a reputation for excellence and commitment. Eric is considered a leading expert in the state of California on secured transactions, foreclosures and real property tax appeals; his knowledge of these distinctive subjects is consistently sought by judges, peers, and clients alike.
In addition to handling a diverse array of matters, Eric's client base includes high profile real estate developers, large real estate holding companies, small commercial property owners, contractors, homeowners, attorneys, judges, accountants, and local celebrities. From small residential matters to some of the largest high-rise developers in San Jose, no client or matter is too large or too small.
Eric is an accomplished attorney, known for being an empathetic, resolute, and ardent advocate for his clients. After beginning his practice in 2003, he has earned Martindale & Hubbell's highest rating, "AV Preeminent," which is awarded based on review by judges and legal peers and is awarded to fewer than 5% of attorneys in the United States. Providing the highest quality of work to obtain the best possible results is of paramount importance to him, both professionally and personally.
Eric is an avid pilot and maintains FAA licenses as a certified aircraft inspector and mechanic with both airframe and powerplant ratings. Eric and his wife are raising their two young daughters in Willow Glen, where they have lived for the past 15 years.