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Eric MacMichael has extensive experience handling white collar criminal matters and complex civil litigation. He has represented numerous individuals and companies under investigation or indictment by the Department of Justice in such areas as securities fraud, insider trading, banking-related crimes, tax evasion, accounting and revenue recognition fraud, antitrust (including bid rigging), computer crimes, mail and wire fraud. Mr. MacMichael has also represented individuals and businesses in civil cases involving breach of contract, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence claims. He litigates matters throughout the United States and has tried cases to verdict in many state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels.

He was awarded the 2012 California Lawyer magazine California Lawyer of the Year (CLAY) award for achievements in pro bono work for overturning the unjust conviction of Caramad Conley, imprisoned for more than 18 years for a crime he did not commit.

Eric MacMichael has extensive experience handling white collar criminal matters and complex civil litigation. He has represented numerous individuals and companies under investigation or indictment by the Department of Justice in such areas as securities fraud, insider trading, banking-related crimes, tax evasion, accounting and revenue recognition fraud, antitrust (including bid rigging), computer crimes, mail and wire fraud. Mr. MacMichael has also represented individuals and businesses in civil cases involving breach of contract, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence claims. He litigates matters throughout the United States and has tried cases to verdict in many state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels.

He was awarded the 2012 California Lawyer magazine California Lawyer of the Year (CLAY) award for achievements in pro bono work for overturning the unjust conviction of Caramad Conley, imprisoned for more than 18 years for a crime he did not commit.

White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement

03/02/2015

Brook Dooley, Eric MacMichael, Matan Shacham and Katherine Lovett will cover the significant cases of 2014 and their impact. Read more

White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement: 2014 in Review

01/23/2015

Brook Dooley, Eric MacMichael and Katherine Lovett's article highlights some of 2014’s key developments in white collar practice, along with cases to watch in 2015. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Wins $3.5 Million Settlement in Wrongful Conviction Case

07/12/2014

Dan Purcell, Eric MacMichael and their team fought for Caramad Conley, who spent 18 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted in a double-murder case. Read more

In Late Game Upset, EA Wins Copyright Dispute Over Madden Football

01/22/2014

In a stunning order, Breyer entered judgment for Electronic Arts in a dispute with video game designer Robin Antonick, who had accused the company of cheating him out of royalties for the wildly popular Madden Football series. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Wins Sanctions from SEC

10/02/2013

On behalf of a former Silicon Valley executive accused of accounting fraud, Keker & Van Nest has won a round in their battle with the Securities and Exchange Commission, landing sanctions against the commission for dragging its heels in discovery. Read more

Trends in White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement

03/13/2013

Brook Dooley and Eric MacMichael will discuss cases involving FCPA enforcement, antitrust, public corruption, intellectual property theft, insider trading, and securities enforcement in connection with the financial crisis. Read more

5 Rules for Protecting Yourself in a White-Collar Criminal Investigation

11/14/2012

Eric MacMichael answers how to prepare for an increasing number of white-collar prosecutions. Read more

Federal Circuit Affirms Win for Comcast

09/14/2012

Keker & Van Nest wins a complete victory in patent infringement case. Read more

Dan Purcell and Eric MacMichael Named California Pro Bono Lawyers of the Year

02/18/2012

They dedicated five years to exonerate Caramad Conley, a man who was wrongfully convicted of a double homicide and spent 18 years in prison. Read more

Keker and Van Nest LLP: Partner in Promoting Justice

12/01/2011

Northern California Innocence Project commends Keker & Van Nest's pro bono efforts. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Wins Freedom For Man Wrongfully Convicted for Murder

01/13/2011

Dan Purcell and his team greeted Caramad Conley as he took his first steps as a free man after serving 18 years for a double-murder conviction that a judge ruled had been obtained through perjured testimony. Read more

Keker & Van Nest's Overturned Murder Conviction Makes Headlines

12/15/2010

Dan Purcell, Eric MacMichael, and Zachary Bookman proved Caramad Conley was unconstitutionally convicted and wrongly imprisoned for 18 years. Read more