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Schiffer, APC
7545 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618



Eric M. Schiffer

Eric is certified by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization as an Appellate Law Specialist (one of only about 350 statewide). Eric has personally handled dozens of appeals in both state and federal appellate courts across the country on a wide variety of issues, many of which have resulted in published opinions. Eric is also an experienced litigator, having practiced extensively in the areas of business, real estate and financial services (including lending, servicing, escrow and title), and intellectual property (including trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement). Eric has extensive legal experience and has developed an unparalleled ability to manage all facets of litigation while providing personal, high-quality attention to his clients’ legal needs. Eric is known and trusted for his candid legal analyses and written legal product.
In addition to the practice of law, Eric also donates his time by serving on non-profit boards, including the boards of the Westminster Community Playhouse, as well as Temple Beth David of Westminster, where he served as president for four years. He has also served as Consultant to the Center for California Homeowner Association Law, and has testified on several occasions before the State Senate and State Assembly on proposed HOA legislation. Eric has also presented numerous seminars on topics including preservation of evidence, handling intellectual property litigation, preparing corporate clients for depositions, and various topics in lending litigation.


Civil Appeals, Business Litigation, Real Estate and Financial Services Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Anti-SLAPP Litigation


Southwestern Law School (J.D. 1995, Graduated with honors, Moot court, Judicial Extern for the Hon. Robert M. Takasugi, Central District CA);

California State University, Long Beach (M.A., English, 2000);

University of California Irvine (B.A., Comparative Literature, Cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, Campuswide Honors Program)

Admitted to Practice:

  • California State Bar
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • All California Federal Courts
  • All Colorado Federal Courts
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Published Appellate Opinions:

Morales v. Factor Surfaces LLC, 70 Cal. App. 5th 367 (2021);
Black Sky Capital, LLC v. Cobb, 7 Cal. 5th 156 (2019);
In re: Berkeley Delaware Court, LLC, 834 F. 3d 1036 (9th Cir. 2016);
Willard v. Kelley, 238 Cal. App. 4th 1049 (2015);
Royal Pacific v. Arneson, 239 Cal. App. 4th 1275 (2015)
Audio Visual Services Group, Inc. v. Superior Court (Solares),
233 Cal. App. 4th 481 (2015);
John Doe v. Gangland Productions, Inc., 730 F.3d 946 (9th Cir. 2013);
Wittenberg v. Beachwalk Homeowners Association,
217 Cal. App. 4th 654 (2013); and
Dieden v. Schmidt, 104 Cal. App. 4th 645 (2002)


Consultant, Center for California Homeowner Association Law (testified before the State Senate and State Assembly on proposed HOA legislation)

Member, Westminster Community Playhouse Board of Trustees

Member and Immediate Past President, Temple Beth David of Westminster Board of Trustees

Former Member, Southwestern Law School Alumni Board of Trustees

Member of Orange County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations (Appellate, Intellectual Property, and Real Estate Sections)


“Riding the Wave of a Successful Civil Appeal” (appellate practice) Daily Journal- February 2019

“We’re Not Newsworthy” (public disclosure of private facts) ABA Litigation Magazine- Spring 2014

Hobbies and Interests:

Community theater, reading, and professional sports. Eric has also appeared as a contestant on several television game shows, including “Win Ben Stein’s Money”
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