Eric Gale

Eric Gale

Phone: 208.344.8535

​Eric Gale has been a civil litigation trial attorney for the past 25 years, where he has successfully represented numerous businesses, public agencies, and individuals in the private litigation sector as a litigation partner for reputable firms dealing with matters ranging from intellectual property infringement to products liability. Mr. Gale’s civil litigation experience includes: personal injury, business dissolution, theft of trade secrets, copyright and trademark infringement, inverse condemnation, personal injury, premises liability, constitutional rights, and employment litigation.

​Most recently, Mr. Gale has served as in-house counsel for an insurance company, learning the intricacies of how insurance companies operate. Serving in these capacities has given Mr. Gale a depth of experience in general litigation matters where he has continued to successfully represent his clients.

​The majority of Mr. Gale’s work is dedicated to conducting litigation which includes jury trials, bench trials, and appellate work in both the State and Federal court systems.

​In 1989, Mr. Gale received his Bachelor of Arts in business from Sonoma State University. He received his Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1993. He is a member of the State Bar of Idaho, the State Bar of California, and the American Bar Association. In the past, he has enjoyed memberships in the following Associations: the Idaho Association of Defense Counsel, the San Francisco Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, the Marin County Bar Association, the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, the Association of Standards Testing and Materials, PARMA (Public Agency Risk Managers Association), California Association of Joint Powers Association, and RIMS (Risk and Insurance Management Society).

Notable Cases include:Theft of Trade Secrets, San Francisco Superior Court: Represented an on-line reservation company and was granted an Injunction and Summary Judgment shutting down a competitor who stole trade secrets, resulting in a $4 million judgment for our client.

Product Liability, Litigated 6-week jury trial where liability was clear but the verdict came in less than our proposed authority.

Personal Injury,Obtained dismissal for an NFL team from case involving personal injuries sustained at stadium.




Property Liability

Products Liability

Commercial Liability/Litigation

Premises Liability

Business Litigation

Public Entity Litigation

Police Liability



​State of California

State of Idaho

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

US District and Bankruptcy Court-Idaho

USDC-California (Northern, Central, Southern)


​Golden Gate University
Juris Doctorate 1993

Sonoma State University
Bachelor of Arts, Business 1989


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