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Eric Burton Strongin

also known as Eric Strongin, Eric Strong

About me

Effective, efficient and aggressive advocacy.  Selected as "Super Lawyers -- Rising Star" three years straight for 2013, 2014 and 2015.  Also named Top Attorney in Southern California in 2013 by Los Angeles Magazine, Top Attorney in Orange County in 2014 and 2015 by Orange Coast Magazine.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    15 years, 100 cases
  2. Business: 30%
    15 years, 200 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    15 years, 500 cases
  4. Insurance: 10%
    15 years, 300 cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Attorney endorsements

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  • Seth Wesley Wiener

    Eric is a leading insurance coverage/business litigation attorney, and a tenacious and dedicated advocate for his clients. I highly recommend him for any litigation or alternative dispute resolution matters.


    Seth Wiener Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Benjamin James Sowards

    I endorse Eric Strongin. He is a highly skilled litigator that understands how to apply pressure to reach the desired result. He is familiar with the courts and judges and is well known within the local Bar Association. I have confidence in his ability. He can relate to his clients and help them to understand difficult situations. I have referred clients to Eric before and will continue to do so.


    Benjamin Sowards Corporate and incorporation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Smith | Hall | Strongin, LLP

27345 Ortega Hwy.
Suite 200
San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer - Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Recognition Award for Excellence in Trial AdvocacyCity of Lancaster2012
Most Outstanding Trial TeamUniversity of San Diego School of Law2001
Evidence Advocacy - American Jurisprudence AwardUniversity of San Diego School of Law2001
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2001
Order of Barristers - for excellence in courtroom advocacyThe Order of Barristers2001
1st Place Lou Kerig Criminal Procedure/Criminal Law CompetitionUniversity of San Diego School of Law2000
2nd Place Consumer Attorneys All California Trial CompetitionConsumer Attorneys of San Diego2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSmith | Hall | Strongin, LLP2013 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Insurance Professionals of Orange CountyDirector2013 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2003 - Present
J. Reuben Clark Law SocietyMember2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Boiseclaire v. Desert Star HomesClient victory including attorneys' fee and cost award to client
Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's v. Transguard InsuranceClient victory - $1 Million Plus Damages Award
Palm, Inc. v. AllianzClient victory
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Publication nameTitleDate
Privacy & Data Security Law JournalWhen Paper Doesn't Cut It: Understanding E-Discovery Law and Putting in Place an Effective E-Discovery Strategy2009
Whittier Law ReviewProtecting The Rights of Those Who Defended Us2000
Consumer Attorneys Of California: 38th Annual Convention 1395 (1999).Slave/Forced Labor Litigation: Illuminating a Dark Corporate Past1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young UniversityN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of San Diego School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Insurance Professionals of Orange CountyThe Insurer's Duty to Defend: A Legal Perspective2014
FEWA 2009 Annual Conference: Diverse Disciplines, Common Concerns"Case Biopsy: Fire/Construction Defect Case2009