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Eduardo E. Santacana

Associate

Since joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters in the fall of 2015, Eduardo Santacana has focused his practice on complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he completed two judicial clerkships and served as a plaintiff’s attorney for Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, where he handled class action litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts across the country.

In addition to his legal practice, he serves on the board of the Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society. He previously worked as a student attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, where he represented indigent tenants facing eviction in trial and appellate courts. 

Since joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters in the fall of 2015, Eduardo Santacana has focused his practice on complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he completed two judicial clerkships and served as a plaintiff’s attorney for Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, where he handled class action litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts across the country.

In addition to his legal practice, he serves on the board of the Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society. He previously worked as a student attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, where he represented indigent tenants facing eviction in trial and appellate courts. 

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Trial wins for Google and Arista in high stakes patent and copyright cases led to Keker & Van Nest being named IP Group of the Year by Law360. Read more

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