Eric Gibbs was selected by Law360 today as a Consumer Protection MVP for 2016, the only plaintiff-side lawyer honored in this category. The Law360 MVP awards highlight leading lawyers who “have distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.”
For the 2016 edition, Law360 editors reviewed more than 1,000 law firm submissions for MVP awards, before selecting 177 lawyers from 76 law firms across 38 different practice areas.
About Eric Gibbs
Eric Gibbs represents plaintiffs in consumer class actions, as well as employment, pharmaceutical, and medical device litigation. He serves in court-appointed leadership positions in a diverse array of cases addressing consumer fraud, automobile defects, data breach and privacy, truth-in-lending, product liability, and employment matters. He has successfully prosecuted cases against some of the largest corporations in the country, including Intel, Apple, Health Net, Blue Shield, DISH Network, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Honda, Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Ducati, Toyota, Hyundai, Kia, and Whirlpool.
Reputation for Excellence in Consumer Protection Class Actions
In addition to Eric’s recognition as a “Law360 Consumer Protection MVP,” he was also honored by the Daily Journal as a “Top Plaintiff Lawyer in California for 2016.” The firm has been repeatedly recognized for its exceptional work. Girard Gibbs was distinguished as a Tier 1 law firm for plaintiffs’ mass tort and class-action litigation in the 2013-2016 “Best Law Firms” list, an annual survey published in the U.S. News & World Report’s Money Issue.
Fourteen of the firm’s attorneys have been selected as Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Mr. Girard and Mr. Gibbs were selected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2012-2016. Mr. Girard and Mr. Gibbs have both earned AV-Preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubbell, recognizing them in the highest class of attorneys for professional ethics and legal skills.