Eric I. Niehaus

Eric I. Niehaus


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Eric Niehaus is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office, where his practice focuses on complex securities and derivative litigation. His efforts have resulted in numerous multi-million dollar recoveries to shareholders and extensive corporate governance changes. Notable examples include: In re NYSE Specialists Sec. Litig. (S.D.N.Y.); In re Novatel Wireless Sec. Litig. (S.D. Cal.); Batwin v. Occam Networks, Inc. (C.D. Cal.); Commc’ns Workers of Am. Plan for Employees’ Pensions and Death Benefits v. CSK Auto Corp. (D. Ariz.); Marie Raymond Revocable Trust v. Mat Five (Del. Ch.); and Kelleher v. ADVO, Inc. (D. Conn.). He most recently prosecuted a case against in the Central District of California that resulted in a $100 million settlement for shareholders of the company’s stock.

Before joining the Firm, Eric worked as a Market Maker on the American Stock Exchange in New York and the Pacific Stock Exchange in San Francisco. He has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine.

Eric earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law, cum laude, where he was a member of the California Western Law Review. He was admitted to the California Bar in 2005 and is licensed to practice in all United States District Courts of California.


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015-2016

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California Western School of Law, J.D., 2005, cum laude

  • Member, California Western Law Review

University of Southern California, B.S., 1999


  • California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of


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