ERIC H. SAIKI
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. 1991
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1987
Admitted to California Bar 1991
Eric is the founder and managing partner of the firm. A business and trial lawyer for over 25 years, Eric focuses his practice on business law, general commercial litigation, and insurance coverage and regulatory law and litigation. He represents a diverse range of domestic and international businesses in industries such as entertainment, apparel, construction, manufacturing, food services, restaurants, cosmetic, healthcare, retail, real estate, petroleum, insurance, and technology.
Eric serves as outside general counsel to several established companies as well as startups where he handles a variety of business transactions from corporate formation, IP management, regulatory compliance, licensing, risk management, and transactions. In this capacity, Eric often supervises and coordinates local counsel across the country in insurance, patent, trademark, and unfair competition matters.
As a trial lawyer, Eric has successfully litigated disputes of wide-ranging sizes and complexity, from equitable relief to multi-million-dollar exposure in forums including jury and bench trials, arbitrations, administrative law courts, regulatory agencies, and settlements.
Eric volunteers much of his time serving as a board member of several non-profit organizations, has been a volunteer scorer for the annual Los Angeles County Student Mock Trial Competition, and is a member of the Japanese American Bar Association.
Eric received his Juris Doctorate in 1991 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1987.
Though he runs a nation-wide law practice based in Los Angles, Eric resides in Torrance, California with his wife and two children. Eric spends most of his free time coaching his kids' basketball, softball, and baseball teams, but does try to find time to go fishing as an avid offshore and fly fisherman.