Eric Tung focuses on appeals and motions practice. He has drafted briefs and motions filed in federal and state courts. He has argued on numerous occasions in federal and state courts at both trial and appellate levels. In addition, Eric has defended and taken several depositions. He practices primarily in the area of commercial litigation, and his clients have included telecommunications, energy, banking, real estate, and entertainment companies.
Before joining Jones Day, Eric served as a law clerk to Justice Neil M. Gorsuch and to Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States. He also served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Central District of California and held government positions with the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
- The University of Chicago (J.D. with high honors 2010; Order of the Coif; Kirkland and Ellis Scholar; Managing Editor, Law Review; Joseph Henry Beale Prize for best overall performance in legal writing section; Bell, Boyd & Lloyd Award for best brief in legal writing section); Yale University (B.A. in Philosophy 2006)
- California; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits; and U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- Served with the U.S. Department of Justice in the following positions: Counsel, Office of Legal Policy (2017); Assistant United States Attorney, Central District of California, Los Angeles (2016-2017); and Bristow Fellow, Office of the Solicitor General (2011-2012)
- Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" — appellate (2021)
- Law Clerk to: Justice Neil M. Gorsuch (2017) and Justice Antonin Scalia (2012), Supreme Court of the United States and Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit (2010-2011)