Eric J. Dubin

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Irvine, California

Dubin Law Firm
Eric J. Dubin
Dubin Law Firm

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Business Litigation, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in California since: 1992

Education: California Western School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2006

Dubin Law Firm

19200 Von Karman Avenue
Sixth Floor
Irvine, CA 92612 Visit website


In the state of California, Eric J. Dubin is an attorney with Dubin Law who focuses on business litigation and personal injury. The Los Angeles Daily Journal named him one of the state of California’s Top 20 Lawyers, and he has won millions of dollars for families and victims through settlements and verdicts over the last several decades. Known for his work on high-profile cases, he also represents individuals in Southern California when they need legal representation.

Mr. Dubin handles cases of bad faith insurance, assault and battery, bicycle accidents, funeral mistakes, construction defects, deadly toxins, dangerous conditions on public property, defamation, breach of contract, drunk driving, business litigation, fraud, premises liability and dangerous products. While he is a familiar name because of his work on the Robert Blake case, he also handles basic cases of wrongful death, truck accidents, automobile accidents, negligence, elder abuse, motorcycle accidents, animal attacks, dangerous roadways, medical malpractice, bus accidents, serious falls, emotional distress, and mold and nuisance.

A graduate of California Western School of Law, Mr. Dubin had one of America’s largest jury verdicts and one of California’s top 10 biggest jury verdicts. A featured guest on media programs such as The Early Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News Channel and The Today Show, he has also been highlighted in the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles Times.

In 2006, Mr. Dubin won a wrongful death jury verdict for $42 million. In 2009, he won a jury verdict for $10 million for a products liability case and in 2011, he won a dangerous property settlement for $6.4 million. He also received the Certification of Recognition from the California State Legislature Assembly for Exemplary Leadership in Business.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Non-Compete Agreements, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Trade Secret, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 70% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1992, California

Professional Webpage:

Representative Clients:
  • Dubin Law Firm represents people who have suffered serious personal injuries -- or families who have a loved one to a wrongful death -- because of the negligence or carelessness of another. Dubin Law Firm also is considered a premiere business litigation law firm.
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • California Law, Alexander v. McNight, 7 Cal. App. 4th 973, 9 Cal. Rptr. 2d 453, 1992
  • People v. Jackson, 6 Cal. App. 4th 1185, 8 Cal. Rptr. 2d 239, 1992
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • High Profile Trials, the Media, and the Law Michigan State Law School, 2010
  • The Star Chamber and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt with Larry King
  • Victim's Compensation, Los Angeles District Attorney Forum, 2011
  • High Profile Trials, Media, and the Law American Inns of Court, 2011
  • Personal Injury and UIM, Mesereau-Ephriam-villaraigosa Event, 2007
  • New Students First Year Law, California Western School of Law, 2005
  • High Profile Cases, Paralegal Association of Orange County, 2003
  • Robert Blake Case, Forensic Consultants Association of Orange County, 2003
  • The Star Chamber, Phoenix Books, 2009
  • Battling Robert Blake…Again: Plaintiff's Attorney Eric Dubin, Law Crossing, 2009
  • Reasonable Doubt with Larry King, Phoenix books, 2008
  • Orange County Great Guys, Orange Coast Magazine, 2008
  • The Dirt of Celebrity Trials, Law Crossing, 2007
  • Man shot while foiling bank robbery sues bank, ABC NEWS ONLINE, 2007
  • O.C. attorney discusses Bakley family's suit against Robert Blake, Orange County Register, 2006
  • Lawyers tap their feelings to connect with jurors, Los Angeles Times, 2006
  • LAWYER ARGUES CASE TO WORLD, Orange County Register, 2006
  • Actor Blake liable in wife's death, CNN Justice, 2005
  • Blake Hit with $30 Mil Wrongful Death verdict, People Magazine, 2005
  • As Seen On Tv, Orange County Business Journal, 2005
  • No Guts No Glory, Orange County Lawyer Magazine, 2004
  • In The Spotlight, Res Ipsa Loquitor (WCBA), 2004
  • Are celebrities charged with murder likely to be acquitted?, North American Journal of Psychology, 2001
  • Host CBS Radio Law Talk Show "Legally Speaking with Eric Dubin", Los Angeles, California, 2002 - 2003
  • Editor, Law Review, California Western School of Law, 1990
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certificate of Recognition for Exemplary Leadership in Business California, Legislature Assembly, 2011
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association
  • California State Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • University of Arizona, B.S. in Business Marketing, 1988
  • Top 10 Jury verdict, California verdicts and Settlements, 2005
  • Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocate, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Cum Laude, California Western School of Law, 1992
  • Top 20 Lawyer, San Francisco Daily Journal, 2007
  • Top 100 AMERICAN VERDICTS, verdict Search, 2006
  • American Jurisprudence Award-Torts, American Jurisprudence Awards,1990
  • Keynote Speaker, American Inns of Court. Eric, October 2011
  • American Jurisprudence Award, California Western School of Law, 1990
  • Top 100 VERDICT IN AMERICA, verdicts and Settlements, 2006
  • Top 10 verdict, Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2005
  • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocate, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • OC Register, OC Business Journal and was named 2005 ''Great Guy'' by Orange Coast Magazine, December 2005
  • Top 20 Lawyer, Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2007
  • PLAINTIFF POWER, Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2006
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Mesereau Free Legal Clinic
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $6.4 Million Settlement  on behalf of tenants of San Diego's historic El Cortez building. The litigation included causes of action for Fraud, Negligence, and Dangerous Conditions on the property.
  • $10 Million Verdict for a Product Liability case when a defective motorcycle helmet was found to cause the Wrongful Death of the father of the members of multi-platinum rock band Lit.
  • $30 Million Verdict against actor Robert Blake for the Wrongful Death of his wife.

Office location for Eric J. Dubin

19200 Von Karman Avenue
Sixth Floor
Irvine, CA 92612

Phone: 949-358-7994


11 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2006

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