Eric Barba joined Hoffman Libenson Saunders & Barba in 2011. As the child of immigrants who labored in blue collar jobs, Mr. Barba has a deep rooted passion for workers’ rights. Mr. Barba currently represents employees in complex wage and hour class action litigation and is passionate about representing employees who have been the victims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, or wrongful termination.
While in law school, Mr. Barba was the Co-Chair of the El Centro Legal Immigration Detention Center clinic where he provided pro bono deportation defense services to immigrants in Federal detention facilities. Mr. Barba also served as a Managing Editor for the Chicana/o Latina/o Law Review and was the recipient of the California Employment Lawyers Association Employee Justice Fellowship.
Mr. Barba is a proud “Double Bruin,” having received his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law and B.A. in Political Science and History from the UCLA College of Letters and Science, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Eric is admitted to practice law in the State of California and the Northern District of California Federal Court. He is a member of the Diversity Committee of the California Employment Lawyers Association as well as a consultant to For People of Color, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to increasing diversity in the legal profession.