CEO & Chief Legal Officer
Eric Farber is the CEO & Chief Legal Officer of Farber & Company
and founder of Pacific Workers’ Compensation Law Center. Eric grew
up in Toronto, Canada and Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from Arizona
State University and Golden Gate University School of Law.
He has been practicing law for over 20 years. Outside of the legal profession,
prior to the founding of Farber & Co. he worked at United Talent Agency
and Signature Films, based at Sony Pictures. He has been involved in high
stakes litigation and transactional matters for over 20 years. In 2014,
after representing numerous professional athletes in their California
Workers’ Compensation cases. He was the first attorney to file an
ALS case based on concussions in football and the first to file a CTE
case as well. His work fighting for professional athletes led to his desire
and drive to fight for workers’ in all professions.
Mr. Farber is an AV Rated attorney by Martindale Hubbel and has received
numerous awards and honors such as being named a SuperLawyer by Law and
Politics magazine for both Northern California and as National Corporate
Counsel on multiple occasions.
As well as his work in Workers’ Compensation for Professional Athletes,
he has personally litigated hundreds of cases in intellectual property,
business disputes, real estate, financial fraud and injury cases.
Under his leadership, Farber & Company has experienced tremendous growth
as a premier firm in this niche legal arena. He is the former President
and Executive Board Member for the San Francisco Inns’ of Court
and the San Francisco Lawyers’ Club, former Commissioner of the
Cultural Affairs Commission of Oakland, on the advisory board of RightsCorp,
Inc., a partner in Structure Capital and an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship
at Relativity School in Los Angeles.
Golden Gate University, J.D., 1993
Arizona State University, B.A.,
Political Science, 1989
Pocket Guide to California Workers’ Compensation, 2016
U-La-La, What’s Happened to Our California Right of Publicity, Chapman
Law Review, Volume 11, Spring 2008, Number 3
Concussions and California Workers’ Compensation, Sports Law Quarterly