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Eric MacMichael

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-391-5400
Fax: 415-397-7188
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed in California Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

Eric MacMichael is an attorney and partner at Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP in San Francisco, California. Mr. MacMichael handles class action, commercial, consumer, intellectual property, professional liability, securities and white collar criminal matters, serving clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

As a practicing attorney for over 15 years, Mr. MacMichael has been involved in complex litigation, representing individuals, businesses and corporations in a wide variety of legal disputes. He is an experienced trial attorney who has participated in proceedings in state and federal courts, as well as before arbitration panels.

Mr. MacMichael graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, San Diego, with a bachelor’s degree, before completing his law degree at the University of California Berkeley School of Law. While in law school, he received various academic awards and belonged to the Order of the Coif. He also holds a certificate in law and technology through the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology Certificate Program.

Following law school, Mr. MacMichael passed the California bar examination and obtained his license to practice law before all California state courts. Before joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP, he spent a year as a clerk for a U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California judge.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. MacMichael is a valuable leader in his community. Over the years, he has written and lectured on legal topics for The Bar Association of San Francisco and different legal publications. He is a former co-chair of the American Bar Association International Litigation Subcommittee. In 2012, California Lawyer magazine named him “California Lawyer of the Year.”

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense: White Collar


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

About Eric MacMichael

First Admitted: 2004

Professional Webpage:


  • Amgen v. Coherus BioSciences
  • Rembrandt Technologies, Inc. v. Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
  • Caramad Conley v. State of California
  • AUL Corporation v. Executives
  • United States v. Executive
  • United States v. Lance Armstrong
  • Securities and Exchange Commission v. Executive
  • Robin Antonick v. Electronic Arts Inc.
  • Plaintiff v. Law Firm


  • California Lawyer of the Year, California Lawyer, 2012
  • Certificate in Law and Technology, Berkeley Law and Technology Program
  • Prosser Award in Contracts, 2000
  • Prosser Award in California Marital Property, 2003
  • Order of the Coif, UC Berkeley School of Law , 2003

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • Former Co-Chair of the ABA International Criminal Litigation Subcommittee

Educational Background

  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., magna cum laude, 1999
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Office Location for Eric MacMichael

633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-391-5400

Fax: 415-397-7188

Last Updated: 2/23/2022

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