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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. 

Keker, Van Nest & Peters Arbitration Win Among the Daily Journal's Top Verdicts

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Warriors must pay $40M in arena debt to Oakland, Alameda County, judge rules

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The Golden State Warriors must pay off the estimated $40 million in remaining debt incurred by Oakland and Alameda County for renovations to Oracle Arena, an arbitrator has ruled. Read more

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October 29, 2018

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Keker Team Wins Arbitration, Forcing Warriors to Pay for Oracle Arena Renovations

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An arbitrator found that the Bay Area's NBA team, which is set to decamp from Oakland to new digs in San Francisco next season, must continue to pay debts incurred in the mid-90s to renovate its current home, Oracle Arena. Read more

Two Keker, Van Nest & Peters Trial Teams Win CLAY Awards

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Eleven lawyers from two Keker, Van Nest & Peters trial teams representing Google and Arista received California Lawyer of the Year awards from the Daily Journal for intellectual property trial wins. Read more

Keker, Van Nest & Peters Wins Two Top Defense Verdicts of 2016

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Bob Van Nest led two Keker, Van Nest & Peters trial teams on behalf of clients Google and Arista, respectively, that were recognized as top defense verdicts in California. Read more

Trial Victory for Arista Wins Top Defense Verdict Award for 2016

February 17, 2017

The defense verdict KVP obtained at trial for Arista against Cisco’s copyright and patent claims earned the firm second place as the Top Defense Verdict of 2016 Read more

Keker, Van Nest & Peters Teams with ACLU to Fight Travel Ban

February 06, 2017

KVP attorneys and the ACLU are suing to block the Trump Administration’s Executive Order banning immigration and revoking visas for people from seven Muslim-majority nations. Read more

IP Group of the Year: Keker & Van Nest

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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

Arista Beats Cisco’s $335M Copyright Claim with an Unusual Defense

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After a two-week trial, a San Jose jury has cleared Arista Networks of allegations that it infringed copyrights and patents belonging to Cisco Systems. Read more