Eric Gibbs prosecutes consumer protection, whistleblower, antitrust, and mass tort matters. He has been appointed as lead counsel, class counsel, and liaison counsel in dozens of contested, high profile class actions and coordinated proceedings, and currently serves in leadership positions in In re Am. Honda Motor CR-V Vibration Litigation, In re Anthem, Inc. Data Breach Litigation, In re Risperdal and Invega Product Liability Cases, In re Hyundai Sonata Engine Litigation, and In re Vizio, Inc., Consumer Privacy Litigation. Eric has recovered nearly a billion dollars for the clients and classes he represents, and has negotiated groundbreaking settlements that resulted in meaningful reforms to business practices, and have favorably shaped the laws impacting plaintiffs’ legal rights.
Reputation and Recognition by the Courts
In over twenty years of practice, Eric has developed a distinguished reputation with his peers and the judiciary for his ability to work efficiently and cooperatively with co-counsel, and professionally with opposing counsel in class action litigation.
Achievements and Leadership
Eric has been widely recognized for his professional excellence and achievements, and has been selected by numerous publications as a leading lawyer in the field of Class and Mass Actions.
The Daily Journal named Eric to its prestigious list of “Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California” for 2016. Consumer Attorneys of California selected Eric and co-counsel as finalists for the Consumer Attorney of the Year award for their work in achieving $100 million settlement in the Chase “Check Loan” Litigation.
His cases have been chronicled in major legal and news publications including NBC News, CNN, the National Law Journal, The New York Times, Auto Week, Market Watch, and Bloomberg News.
Eric holds a variety of leadership positions in professional associations dedicated to consumer advocacy, and he is frequently called upon to present on developing trends in the law at conferences throughout the country.