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Erik J Christensen

Erik J Christensen

Representing Employers In Legal Disputes
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • California, District of Columbia
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Erik is rated one of California's rising stars in the field of Labor and Employment Law by the American Institute of Legal Advocates. He is now an associate at Littler Mendelson, the world's top-rated Labor and Employment Law firm.

Erik is a graduate of UC Hastings, College of the Law, where he worked at the California Supreme Court and at the First District Court of Appeal, two of the most prestigious opportunities provided to law students in California. Erik also served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Victim Impact Program (sometimes referred to as the “Special Victims Unit.”) His experience includes years of service with the 101st Airborne’s Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps., from which Erik draws his rigor and precision while representing his clients.

Erik has also worked extensively in the business start-up world of San Francisco as a former Director of Marketing and Chief Operations Officer. From this background, Erik generates unique solutions to challenging problems in litigation and in business transactions.

Erik holds CALI Excellence for the Future Award, and a Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, in Negotiation and Settlement. He also holds degrees in Social Psychology, Criminology, and Conflict Resolution from UC Irvine.

University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
Honors: Witkin Award - Negotiation & Settlement CALI Award - Negotiation & Settlement
Activities: California Supreme Court First District Court of Appeal Los Angeles District Attorney's Office - Victim Impact Program
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University of California - Irvine
B.A. (2010) | Criminology, Law & Society; Minor in Conflict Resolution
California Speech & Debate Champion
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa; Cum Laude
Activities: Mock Trial; Speech & Debate; SAE; Transfer Student Mentor
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University of California - Irvine
B.A. (2010) | Psychology and Social Behavior
Mock Trial; Parliamentary Debate; Public Speaking
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa; Golden Key Honors Society; Order of Omega Honors Society
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Professional Experience
Littler Mendelson, P.C.
- Current
Junior Partner
Diamond Baker Mitchell, LLP
- Current
Principal Attorney
Christensen Law Offices
Judicial Extern
California Supreme Court
Judicial Extern for the Honorable Ming Chin
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First District Court of Appeal
Judicial Extern for the Honorable Timothy Reardon
Project Management Professional
Project Management Institute
Rising Star in the field of Employment Law
American Institute of Legal Advocates
CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Negotiation & Settlement
The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction
Top of class in Negotiation & Settlement
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence - Negotiation & Settlement
Top academic marks in Negotiation & Settlement
Professional Associations
Conference of California Bar Associations
Resolution Committee Member
Activities: Draft and review proposed changes to California state law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 1500421
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  • Free Consultation
    Our first 30-minute meeting is free of charge
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Contact & Map
Littler Mendelson, P.C.
1255 Treat Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Telephone: (925) 932-2468