Eric L. Zagar


  • Washington University in St. Louis
    B.A. 1992
  • University of Michigan School of Law
    J.D. 1995
  • Pennsylvania
  • California
  • New York
  • USDC, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • USDC, Northern District of California
  • USDC, Central District of California
  • USDC, Eastern District of California
  • USDC, Southern District of California
  • USDC, Western District of Tennessee
  • USDC, District of Colorado
  • USDC, Western District of Michigan
  • USCA, Third Circuit
  • USCA, Fourth Circuit
  • USCA, Fifth Circuit
  • USCA, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Federal Claims

Eric L. Zagar, a partner of the Firm, co-manages the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Shareholder Derivative Litigation Group, which has excelled in the highly specialized area of prosecuting cases involving claims against corporate officers and directors.  

Eric has served as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous shareholder derivative actions nationwide and has helped recover billions of dollars in monetary value and substantial corporate governance relief for the benefit of shareholders.

Speaking Engagements

Eric has been a featured speaker on shareholder derivative litigation at national and international conferences, including the Rights & Responsibilities of Institutional Investors in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the Practicing Law Institute’s Annual Securities Regulation Institute in San Francisco, California, and the American College of Business Court Judges Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. 


A Review of Options Backdating Settlements and Corporate Governance, 2 Journal of Securities Law, Regulation & Compliance 236 (2009)