Area of Practice
Marital & Family Law
B.A. Univ. of Michigan, 1992
J.D. Univ. of Texas Law School, 1995
Social Security Retirement Benefits After Divorce
Eric R. Maier joined Older, Lundy, Alvarez & Koch in 2016. Mr. Maier works in the firm’s Marital and Family Law Practice Group, as well as in the firm’s Civil Litigation Group.
Mr. Maier began his career in 1996 as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan where he prosecuted tax fraud, campaign-finance fraud, contraband smuggling, and other white collar crime. From 2000 until 2006, he practiced at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles. There, he represented some of the world’s largest financial institutions, retailers, and energy companies, as well as the officers and directors of a wide range of public companies. In 2007, Mr. Maier formed Maier Shoch, a Los Angeles based law firm that represented individuals and companies of all sizes in cases involving intellectual property disputes, business disputes, business torts, employment-related disputes, securities-related matters, as well as individuals in family law matters.
Eric has been admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court; federal courts of appeal for the Sixth, Ninth, and D.C. Circuits; every federal district court in California; and all state courts in the State of California, Michigan, and Florida.
In October 2015, The American Lawyer’s Litigation Daily named Eric its “Litigator of the Week,” following the decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Bikram’s Yoga College of India, L.P. v. Evolation Yoga, LLC, affirming summary judgment in favor of Eric’s client, Evolation Yoga, in an action concerning a claimed copyright over a sequence of yoga poses.
Eric received a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan in 1992, and he graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1995.