Attorney in Sacramento, California
Eric Mercer is the owner and primary attorney at the Law Office of Eric Andrew Mercer based in Sacramento, California, but represents clients all over California. He started his legal career as a patent litigator at an intellectual property law firm in Palo Alto, California. He formed his own law firm in 2009, where his practice includes family law, consumer law, and personal injury. His family law practice focuses on parents’ custody rights and support. His consumer practice focuses on individual and class action litigation involving mortgage loan servicing, foreclosure avoidance options, mortgage origination, foreclosure rescue scams, automobile fraud, and unfair debt collection. His personal injury practice focuses on bicycle and motorcycle accidents. He is experienced in California and federal courts through all phases of litigation, trial and appeal.
He has taught continuing legal education classes for the Practicing Law Institute, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and the National Consumer Law Center. He has also authored amicus curiae briefs on behalf of a number of prominent non-profit organizations in California appellate courts, the California Supreme Court; and federal courts, including the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Ninth Circuits. He currently serves as a member of NACA, National Association of Consumer Advocates, Mortgage and Issues Committees.