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Practice Areas


  1. Securities / Investment Fraud: 50%
  2. Appeals: 50%
  3. Class Action: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Magdalena Chattopadhya

    Eric is one of the most brilliant attorneys I know. He is smart, hard-working, and a pleasure to work with.


    Magdalena Chattopadhya Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP

655 W Broadway Ste 1900
San Diego, CA, 92101



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Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Roberto Alvarez AwardAmerican Constitution Society San Diego Lawyer Chapter2014
Hero AwardSt. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation2013
Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Community ServiceSan Diego Democrats for Equality2012
President’s Annual Award for Volunteer ServiceUnitarian Universalist Association2009
Unitarian Universalist of the Year Award for Community ServiceFirst Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego2008
Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal ServicesCalifornia Bar Association2003
Distinguished Service AwardSan Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program2002
Publication NameTitleDate
University of Detroit Mercy Law ReviewFree Exercise for Whom? – Could the Religious-Liberty Principle that Catholics Established in Perez v. Sharp Also Protect Same-Sex Couples’ Right to Marry?2015
Akron Law ReviewThe Roberts Court and Securities Class Actions: Reaffirming Basic Principles2015
Boston Bar JournalGoodridge Lights A Nation’s Way to Civic Equality2013
Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil LibertiesAre Same-Sex Marriages Really a Threat to Religious Liberty?2012
Pierce Law ReviewAssaulting America’s Mainstream Values: Hans Zeiger’s Get Off My Honor: The Assault on the Boy Scouts of America2007
George Mason University Civil Rights Law JournalTraditional Values, or a New Tradition of Prejudice? The Boy Scouts of America vs. The Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations2006
Loyola University Chicago Law JournalWhat's Brewing in Dura v. Broudo? The Plaintiffs' Attorneys Review the Supreme Court's Opinion and Its Import for Securities-Fraud Litigation (coauthored with Patrick J. Coughlin & Joseph D. Daley)2005
Litigation Issues in the Distribution of Securities 399 (Kluwer/IBA, 1997)Patrick J. Coughlin & Eric Alan Isaacson, Securities Class Actions in the United States1997
San Diego Law ReviewPleading Scienter Under Section 21D(b)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934: Motive, Opportunity, Recklessness, and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (coathored with Wlliam S. Lerach)1996
Class Action & Derivative Suits, Summer 1996, at 14Alan Schulman, Eric Alan Isaacson, and Jennifer Wells, Pleading Standards Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The Central District of California’s Chantal Decision1996
Loyola of Los Angeles Law ReviewThe Flag-Burning Issue: A Legal Analysis and Comment1990
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJ.D.1985
Ohio UniversityHistory & EconomicsN/A1982