Erik Dos Santos is an associate in the San Diego office of Hogue & Belong. Mr. Dos Santos’s practice includes the areas of Employment, Class Action, Personal Injury, and Real Estate Litigation.
Mr. Dos Santos has litigated numerous class and individual actions, and has argued in California’s Superior Courts, numerous District Courts within the Ninth Circuit, and the California Court of Appeal. He has also drafted appellate briefs in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the California Court of Appeal. An ardent advocate of consumer and employee rights, Mr. Dos Santos also advocates for employees before the California Labor Commissioner and the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. Prior to joining Hogue & Belong, Mr. Dos Santos worked for the Los Angeles County District Attorney in the Asset Forfeiture Division, and also at other law firms specializing in employment and business litigation. While attending UCLA School of Law, Mr. Dos Santos completed the Year-long Trial Advocacy Clinic, where he represented employees on behalf of Los Angeles Garment Industry Workers in Pro Bono Wage and Hour litigation.
State Bar of California, Member
United States District Court, Southern District of California
United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
J.D. UCLA School of Law
B.A. Political Science, Global Health minor, Arizona State University, Summa Cum Laude