Eric N. Landau

Top rated Securities Litigation attorney in Irvine, California

Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP
Eric N. Landau
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP

Practice Areas: Securities Litigation, Business & Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions; view more

Licensed in California since: 1987

Education: Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2014

Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP

18101 Von Karman
Suite 230
Irvine, CA 92612 Visit website


A partner of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP, Eric N. Landau is also co-chair of the Securities Litigation Department, and represents clients in West Coast Irvine, California, in matters of securities law, corporate law and litigation. For more than four decades, his clients have considered him a trusted legal adviser, and he represents those in a wide range of industries, including hospitality, gaming, alcoholic beverages, media, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, fashion, energy, health care, technology and financial.

Mr. Landau is admitted to practice in New York, Illinois, the District of Columbia and California. The Century City Bar Association named him Securities Lawyers of the Year, and Lawdragon included him on their list of 100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation.

At Washington University in St. Louis, Mr. Landau graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Biology. He then attended Washington University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1982. A former delegate for the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, he was also the president of the Orange County Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and a former executive committee member for the RAND Institute for Civil Justice.

Currently, Mr. Landau is chair of the Central District of California’s Local Rules Advisory Committee. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and federal courts in Michigan, Nevada, Florida, Virginia, Illinois, New York and California.

Practice areas

Securities Litigation, Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions

Focus areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations

  • 60% Securities Litigation
  • 30% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Mergers & Acquisitions

First Admitted: 1987, California

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Federal District Court in Nevada
  • Federal District Court in Michigan
  • Federal District Court in Florida
  • Federal District Court in Virginia
  • Federal District Court in Illinois
  • United States Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit
  • Federal District Court in New York
  • Federal District Court in California
  • United States Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court, Second Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit
  • Former Delegate, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Former President, Federal Bar Association, Orange County Chapter
  • Former Executive Committee Member, RAND Corporation, Institute for Civil Justice
  • U.S. Federal Courts
  • Chair, Local Rules Advisory Committee, Central District of California
  • United States Supreme Court
  • New York
  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • California
  • “100 Lawyers You Need To Know In Securities Litigation”
  • “Securities Lawyer of the Year,” Century City Bar Association
  • Southern California’s “Super Lawyers”
  • “Top Lawyers” in Orange County
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split on Proof of Loss Causation at the Class Certification Stage, 2011
  • Special Committees for Tough Economic Times and Beyond, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2009
  • Employee Contact with Opposing Counsel, California Bar Journal, 2010
  • SEC Proposes Rules for New Whistleblower Program, 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court Rules That a Drug’s Adverse Event Reports May be Material to Investors Even Though not, Statistically Significant, 2011
  • Supreme Court to Consider Circuit Split on Proof of Loss Causation at the Class Certification Stage, 2011
  • Supreme Court Clarifies What It Means To "Make" a Statement for Rule 10b-5 Liability, 2011
  • Employee Contact with Opposing Counsel, 2011
Educational Background:
  • Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, A.B. in Economics and Biology, 1979

Office location for Eric N. Landau

18101 Von Karman
Suite 230
Irvine, CA 92612

Phone: 212-370-1300


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2014

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