A born and bred San Franciscan, Ethan has extensive experience in navigating the choppy waters of civil litigation. In addition to a honing his skills across all phases of litigation, he has also helmed a trial and has first-hand knowledge of all the preparation, coordination, and training it takes to be a successful trial attorney.

Ethan has been fortunate to have sharpened his wit and strategy with some of the most gifted litigators in the Bay Area, and is excited to bring his unique skillset to Ad Astra.

Ethan once biked 3,000 miles from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities, and is still passionate to this day in supporting The Ability Experience and the Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center. On his days off, Ethan enjoys a nice long run or catching up on the latest TV series he’s into.

State Bar of California
Northern District of California

J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2015
B.A., Political Science, U.C. Berkeley, 2010

Ethan represents individuals and companies in both civil litigation and transactional corporate matters.

As a litigator, Ethan has conducted extensive pre-litigation research and investigation for employment matters, in addition to covering breach of contract and complex insurance coverage issues. He also is keenly versed in representing both plaintiffs & defendants in copyright claim, trade secret, fraud, education-disability, and landlord-tenant matters.

Ethan also has direct trial experience, proudly leading & coordinating a seven-day jury trial which resulted in a favorable outcome.

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Dean’s Honor List, 2013-2014 & 2014-2015

Traynor Honors Society

University of California, Berkeley
Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity Vice President
California Alumni Association Leadership Award Scholarship Recipient

The Bar Association of San Francisco

  1. What is your favorite vacation spot?
    Anywhere north of San Francisco and not too hot – Sausalito, Healdsburg, and Mendocino County are a few of my favorite getaway spots!
  2. What is your obsession?
    Crossword puzzles.
  3. What is your favorite food?