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Eric Nyberg

Oakland native and resident, Eric  has practiced bankruptcy, business law, and commercial litigation at Kornfield, Nyberg, Bendes, Kuhner & Little, P.C., since 1987.   Eric believes in balancing the need to provide skilled, cost-effective representation with objective advice.    


Eric is an active member of the legal community; he has served as a committee member of the Insolvency Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California, Chair of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Alameda County Bar Association, has been a mediator for the Bankruptcy Dispute Resolution Program of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California since the program's inception and is a regular volunteer at bankruptcy clinics sponsored by the Alameda County Bar Association. He is the author of "Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994," Westland Review's Quick Guide to Foreclosure Law, 1995 Pacific 60, and has been a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy-related topics. Eric is a 2006-2024 Northern California Super Lawyer, and has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys, indicating outstanding legal ability and very high ethical standards. Outside of his law practice, he is an avid runner, cyclist, and outdoor enthusiast Eric also holds a National Coaching License (soccer).

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy

  • Business Law

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Mediation

  • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors


Bar Admissions

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California



  • San Francisco Law School, San Francisco, California

    • Juris Doctor

  • California State University at Hayward

  • St. Mary's College


Representative Cases



  • Frequent Lecturer, Lorman Educational Seminars


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Association of San Francisco

  • Alameda County Bar Association (Chair, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section, 1997)

  • American Bar Association

  • State Bar of California (Prior Committee Member, Insolvency Law; Committee of Business Law)

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

  • California Bankruptcy Forum

  • Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum (Director, 1999-2002), 1999 - 2002

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

  • Board of Directors of San Francisco Law School (2000-2005)

  • Bench-Bar Liaison Committee of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California (2001-2003)

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Eric running Oakland 1/2 marathon
AV PeerReviewRated
American Bankruptcy Institute Member
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Member
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