Education

  • University of California, Irvine, B.S. biological sciences (2012)
  • University of California, Irvine School of Law, J.D. (2017) cum laude

Admissions

  • California

Eric Fanchiang

Associate
efanchiang@crowell.com
+1.949.798.1338

Eric Fanchiang is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Orange County office and is a member of the firm’s Antitrust & Competition Group. His practice focuses primarily on antitrust litigation for both defendants and plaintiffs and on government investigations. He has experience across a broad range of industries, including technology, transportation, and digital media. Eric represents his clients on a wide range of antitrust issues including standard setting, trade association policies, misuse of patents and trade secrets, and price fixing.

While in law school, Eric was a staff editor and a lead notes editor of the UC Irvine Law Review and a research assistant to Professor Kenneth Simons, where he researched issues related to the drafting of the Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons.

Eric is active in the local bar, serving as a director for the Orange County Asian American Bar Association and is a current member of the Governing Council of the University of California, Irvine School of Law Alumni Association. He was recently named a 2020 Distinguished Alumnus by the University of California, Irvine Alumni Association.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: California


Memberships

  • Director, Orange County Asian American Bar Association
  • Member, Governing Council of the University of California, Irvine School of Law Alumni Association


Representative Matters

  • Representing a major pharmaceuticals distributor as a defendant in a multi-district class action antitrust litigation alleging conspiracy to fix pharmaceutical drug prices by certain manufacturers.
  • Representing a Class I railroad as a defendant in a multi-district antitrust litigation alleging conspiracy to fix fuel surcharge prices.
  • Representing various third parties in antitrust investigations and litigations related to digital markets.
  • Representing a major technology and telecommunications company in efforts to recover overcharges paid on price-fixed capacitors.
  • Representing a transportation technology company as a plaintiff in litigation involving antitrust claims related to standard setting, misuse of patents and trade secrets, and exclusive dealing for emerging safety technology.
  • Team member representing AT&T during the regulatory investigation, litigation, and appeal brought by the U.S. Department of Justice to block AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner.


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Firm News & Announcements

December 8, 2021 OCCDL Recognizes Orange County Office as a Top Diverse Legal Organization, Names Eric Fanchiang and Matthew Troncali Top Diverse Young Lawyers
September 13, 2021 Crowell & Moring Expands Endowed Scholarship at UCI Law
February 22, 2019 Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Competition Review's 19th Annual "GCR 100"