Erik Faussner

Mr. Faussner joined Hassard Bonnington in 2019 as an associate litigation attorney with a broad range of substantive litigation experience in complex construction defect actions; premises liability claims; landlord tenant litigation; employment matters involving PAGA claims and class action claims; and  transactional law.

Associate Attorney, December 2019 – Present

Bledsoe, Diestel, Treppa & Crane LLP, San Francisco, CA
Associate Attorney, Civil Litigation: February 2016 – December 2019
Law Clerk, November 2015 – February 2016

The Jaffe Law Firm, San Francisco, CA
Law Clerk, May 2014 – March 2015

  • Judge Lee Baxter Fellow in Litigation – GGU Law San Francisco, CA
    Graduate Fellow, August 2015 –December 2015
    Provided litigation skills training to students enrolled in GGU’s litigation courses. Assisted mock trial competitors and coaches in preparing for national mock trial competitions
  • Securities and Exchange Commission – Division of Enforcement San Francisco, California
    Honors Law Student Intern, January 2014 – May 2014
    Prepared legal research memoranda regarding relevant securities laws including: misrepresentation, fraudulent offering, fraud on the market, failure to supervise, aiding and abetting, forecasting, and insider trading
  • San Francisco Superior Court – The Honorable Teri L. Jackson San Francisco, California
    Judicial Extern, August 2013 – December 2013
    Conducted legal research and prepared bench memoranda for civil asbestos cases related to pretrial motions
  • Tenderloin Housing Clinic San Francisco, California
    Summer Intern May 2013 – July 2013
    Handled an active owner move-in eviction case under the supervision of a staff attorney
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, CA
    Juris Doctor, May 2015
    J.D. with Highest Honors, Certificate of Specialization in Litigation; Class Rank: Top 3%). Activities: Golden Gate University Law Review, Executive Online Editor; SFTLA Mock Trial Competition, 1st Place, Fall 2014. TYLA National Trial Competition, Competitor, Spring 2015; ABA/John Marshall Law School National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition, Semifinalist, Spring 2015; Honors: Dean’s List, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015; CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Property, Spring 2013; Appellate Advocacy, Summer 2013; Witkin Award for Highest Grade: Securities Enforcement, Spring 2013; Criminal Procedure I, Spring 2014; Constitutional Law I, Spring 2014; and, Professional Responsibility, Summer 2014; Honors Lawyering Program Outstanding Student Award Winner
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    B.S. in Water, Environment & Society, May 2012

California State Bar
United States District Court, Northern District of California

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