Los Angeles, Calif.— On June 3, 2013 Payne & Fears LLP welcomed business litigation partner Eric Kennedy to the firm’s Los Angeles office. Eric’s practice will focus on commercial litigation, specializing in class action defense and disputes, involving contracts, fraud, unfair competition, real estate, false advertising, trademark and copyright infringement, and breach of fiduciary duty.
“Eric is a wonderful addition to the firm,” said founder and managing partner Dan Fears. “We look forward to having him help grow our Los Angeles business litigation practice.”
Eric has represented Fortune 500 companies in numerous industries, including petroleum, computer manufacturing and distribution, action sports, retail, banking, real estate development and finance, for profit education, multi-level marketing, software development, food services, and gaming. Prior to joining Payne & Fears LLP, Eric was with Latham Watkins and most recently, Jones Day. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of California Gould School of Law and his Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University.