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Eric Gibbs is an American attorney at Gibbs Law Group LLP and Girard Gibbs LLP in the United States. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys of California. As a part of the American Association for Justice, he co-chairs the Consumer Privacy and Data Breach Litigation Group and the Lumber Liquidators Litigation Group, and serves as the secretary for the Qui Tam Litigation Group.


Early life and education

In 1995, Gibbs earned a juris doctor from Seattle University School of Law and is licensed to practice law in California.

Legal practice

Eric Gibbs has served as a court-appointed lead counsel, class counsel, and liaison counsel in numerous major class action lawsuits. As a partner at Girard Gibbs LLP, he litigated against General Motors regarding the organic antifreeze DEX-COOL, as it was linked to the degradation of engine sealability components. The Consumer Attorneys of California nominated Eric Gibbs as a finalist for the 2013 Consumer Attorney of the Year for his work representing plaintiffs against Chase Bank in a case that successfully challenged increased monthly minimum payments imposed on credit card customers.

Eric Gibbs is currently participating in litigation against Takeda Pharmaceuticals over association between bladder cancer and the diabetes drug Actos (Pioglitazone), and in litigation against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson over association between male breast development and the anti-psychotic drugs Risperdal and Invega. Additionally, Girard Gibbs LLP recently filed a class action suit against Volkswagen over its circumvention of federal emissions tests.

Girard Gibbs LLP

Girard Gibbs LLP was founded in 1995 by Eric Gibbs and Daniel Girard. The firm represents clients in securities, antitrust, personal injury, consumer protection, whistleblower, and employment law litigation. The firm also offers consulting and strategic counseling services for clients and individuals.

Current court-appointed leadership positions

  • In re Adobe Systems, Inc. Privacy Litigation, No. 13-cv-05226-LHK
  • Velasco v. Chrysler Group LLC, No. 13-cv-08080-DDP-VBK
  • Stedman v. Mazda Motor Corporation, No. 8:14-cv-01608-JVS
  • In re Ford Fusion and C-MAX Fuel Economy Litigation, No. 13-MD-2450
  • In re Hyundai and Kia Fuel Economy Litigation, MDL No. 2424, No. 13-m-02424
  • In re JCCP 4775, Risperdal and Invega Product Liability Cases
  • Yaeger v. Subaru of America, Inc., No 1:14-cv-04490
  • Honors and awards

  • Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers, 2012-2013
  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2010-2015
  • Consumer Attorneys of California 2013 Consumer Attorney of the Year Finalist
  • Best Lawyers Guide for Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions, 2012-2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent Rating for Highest Ethics and Legal Skills
  • References

    Eric Gibbs Wikipedia

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