Eric B. Hull

Eric B. Hull

Education

University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with high distinction, 2005)
Writer, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 89;
Note and Comment Editor, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 90
Member Order of the Coif

University of Notre Dame (B.A., cum laude, 2000)


Contact

Call: (480) 990-6215
ebh@kflawaz.com
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Practice Areas and Experience

Licensed in both California and Arizona, Eric Hull oversees Kercsmar & Feltus' Los Angeles operations while also maintaining his practice in Arizona. In a decade of practicing, Mr. Hull has prosecuted and defended complex litigation matters from small disputes to bet-the-company lawsuits for clients ranging from individuals and small business owners to multi-national corporations. Regardless of the size or nature of the case, Mr. Hull maintains the same pursuit - to fully understand the client's needs so he can become a partner in achieving the client's goals.   
Mr. Hull has represented clients in all phases of the litigation process, including as lead counsel at trial and arbitration. Mr. Hull has extensive experience in contract disputes, corporate governance disputes, the dissolution of a businesses or separation of a partnership, and issues involving secondary liability such as vicarious liability or aiding and abetting. His intellectual property practice focuses the prosecution and defense of false advertising claims under the federal Lanham Act and common law unfair competition. He has also prosecuted several claims under the growing area of Internet defamation law.

Recognized for his writing, Mr. Hull takes pride in composing winning legal briefs. He has presented seminars to lawyers on crafting the facts of a case into relatable, persuasive narratives in court briefs and framing issues for maximum impact in front of juries.

Before joining Kercsmar & Feltus, Mr. Hull practiced in the commercial litigation and class actions groups at Bryan Cave, LLP, an international law firm ranked in the AmLaw 100.


Representative Cases and Clients

  • Obtained summary judgment for defendant in patent invalidity claim and co-authored the successful appellate brief in front of the Federal Circuit
  • Represented two Arizona corporations in successful action to remove a director from the board for self-dealing and fraud
  • Represented a leading dietary supplement company in its claims against a competitor for false advertising under the Lanham Act
  • Represented a financial broker in an examination by FINRA (Financial Institution Regulatory Authority)
  • Won motion to dismiss on Americans with Disabilities Act claim against healthcare provider 
  • Obtained the involuntary dismissal of a consumer fraud class action in an arbitration forum, later confirmed in federal court
  • Participated in the research and drafting of a post-trial motion that resulted in the Maricopa County Superior Court overturning a $35 million punitive damages jury verdict
  • Assisted one of the world’s leading makers of musical instruments in responding to a FTC subpoena alleging anticompetitive practices

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with high distinction, 2005)
    Writer, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 89;
    Note and Comment Editor, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 90
    Member Order of the Coif
  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., cum laude, 2000)

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona

Publication

Author, Independent Candidates’ Battle Against the Exclusionary Practices of the Commission on Presidential Debates, 90 Iowa L. Rev. 313 (2004)


Personal

Mr. Hull was born and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa. He is an avid fan of all Notre Dame athletics and owns two dogs he adopted from the Arizona Beagle Rescue.


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Eric B. Hull

Education

University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with high distinction, 2005)
Writer, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 89;
Note and Comment Editor, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 90
Member Order of the Coif

University of Notre Dame (B.A., cum laude, 2000)


Contact

Call: (480) 990-6215
ebh@kflawaz.com
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