Eric Casher is a Principal at Meyers Nave and former Chair of the firm’s Public Law Practice Group and Diversity Committee. Eric currently serves as City Attorney for the City of Pinole, and General Counsel for the East Bay Dischargers Authority. Eric’s practice involves advising public agencies, and some non-profit and private sector clients, on navigating the complex regulatory requirements imposed by local, state and federal agencies with an emphasis on public contracting, public-private partnerships, and multi-agency public project construction and development. Eric is an active member of CalCities, a statewide organization representing all California cities, having served on the organization’s Legal Advocacy Committee, FPPC Subcommittee, and Advancing Equity Advisory Committee.
In 2014, Eric was California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ appointee to the Fair Political Practices Commission where he served a four-year term as Commissioner. Eric is currently a Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of the California Minority Counsel Program, and former President of the Charles Houston Bar Association and California ChangeLawyers. Eric is a recipient of the National Bar Association’s 40 Under 40 Award, the Minority Bar Coalition’s Unity Award, UC Hastings’ Distinguished Alumni Award, and the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award.
B.A., UC Berkeley (2000)
J.D., University of California College of Law, San Francisco (2006)