Well known in the courts and litigation community of Southern California, Mark Erickson has been solving business disputes through litigation, arbitration and mediation for over 30 years. Fortune 500 companies rely on his trial experience and courtroom knowledge to navigate the sometimes tricky course of California litigation.
Mark handles a wide range of sophisticated commercial and real estate litigation, including contract, trade secrets, healthcare law, and business governance and dissolution disputes. One of his reported cases (Founding Members of Newport Beach Country Club v. NBCC (2003) 109 Cal.App.4th 944) is still one of the leading cases on how to apply the parol evidence rule in interpreting contracts. He has honed his trial skills with a diverse practice that began with the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Mark then joined Latham and Watkins where he developed his current client base. Mark was later one of the founding partners of Dubia, Erickson & Tenerelli, a litigation boutique where he practiced for 16 years.
A leader in the local bar and community, Mark is a past president of the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, one of the most prestigious attorney bar groups in the state. Mark is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Public Law Center, Orange County’s pro bono legal services organization and serves as Treasurer for the Orange County Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the local bar.
Mark is also involved in the leadership of Haynes and Boone, active or the chair of a number of firm committees and is the Hiring Partner for the Orange County office.
- Named one of The Best Lawyers of America, Woodward/White, Inc., in Commercial Litigation, 2013-2017
- Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rated since 1995
- Received the Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services, State Bar of California - 2016