Eric W. Cheung, Partner

Hi, I’m Eric W. Cheung

Eric Cheung is a Partner in the Litigation Department of Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP. Mr. Cheung’s practice focuses on high-stakes business disputes, including actions arising from breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, intellectual property, and professional negligence. He also counsels clients on litigation avoidance and strategic pre-lawsuit considerations.

Mr. Cheung’s approach to resolving disputes is pragmatic. Mr. Cheung understands that litigation strategy must revolve around his clients’ business objectives. With extensive experience on a wide variety of disputes, Mr. Cheung is amply prepared to objectively analyze and then counsel clients on the capabilities and limitations of litigation to achieve their goals. Mr. Cheung prides himself on creatively, aggressively, and cost-effectively enforcing his clients’ rights and defenses.

Areas of Practice

  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Breach Of Contract
  • Fraud
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • Appellate

Representative Litigation

  • Litigating contractual dispute between start-up telecommunications company and international call-center services company
  • Prosecuting action for real estate developer in a multi-million dollar construction dispute against general contractor and subcontractors
  • Litigating leasehold disputes for landlords for possession and damages
  • Defending seller of real property in a suit involving water intrusion, mold, and alleged nondisclosure of prior litigation and construction without permits
  • Defending misappropriation of trade secret action where ticking service provider alleged that venue developed a copy-cat ticketing system
  • Represented law firm in action by former attorney for wrongful termination and discrimination
  • Defending medical billing and accounts receivable company in class action lawsuit where class representatives for alleged nonpayment of overtime and wages
  • Disputes between neighbors involving allegations of trespass, invasion of privacy and removal of trees along common border
  • Representing State Court Receivers in completing construction of tract-home development and liquidating assets
  • Representing commercial sweeper manufacturer in disputes with customers, dealers, as well as with municipalities regarding competitive bidding practices
  • Representing both borrowing and lending entities in loan disputes and modification

Bar Admissions

  • State of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California


  • University of Southern California Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2004
    -Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal
    -Judicial Extern for the Honorable Alan M. Ahart, Central District of California
  • University of California, Berkeley, California, 2000
    B.A., Integrative Biology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association


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