Eric A. Rivas

Associate Silicon Valley

Biography

Eric Rivas
Eric Rivas is an associate in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice group. Mr. Rivas’s practice focuses on a broad range of complex commercial litigation, including antitrust litigation, trade secrets misappropriation, bankruptcy litigation, business and commercial torts, breach of contract, and internal investigations.

Among his notable recent experience, Mr. Rivas currently serves on Weil teams representing Sanofi-Aventis U.S. in Kansas federal court asserting claims against Mylan Inc. and Mylan Specialty, L.P. for violations of the Sherman Act and Clayton Act, and Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. in a putative class action facing various antitrust and unfair competition claims. He also played a key role on the Weil team that successfully obtained the early dismissal of Showtime Networks from a series of putative class actions in courts around the country arising out of the August 2017 high-profile boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor.

Mr. Rivas is also involved in the Firm’s pro bono program, representing a social security applicant in New York federal court and regularly working on intake matters with the Innocence Project. He is an active member of the Latinos@Weil diversity initiative.

Mr. Rivas graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a B.A. in Sociology and earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as an executive editor on the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal.

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