Erik K. Schmitt is an associate attorney at CCA who mainly practices in consumer warranty litigation and consumer fraud. As a tireless advocate for consumers, Mr. Schmitt has argued and won numerous motions in both state and federal court, as well as second-chaired many jury trials to a successful verdict.
Raised in Southern California, Mr. Schmitt obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema and Television from California State University Northridge in 2013. Thereafter, he earned his law degree in just 2 years as part of Southwestern Law School’s SCALE accelerated program, graduating magna cum laude (top 5%) while receiving many CALI awards and other accolades.
During law school, Mr. Schmitt served as a member of the Southwestern Law Review; a research assistant for his Torts professor; and a judicial extern for both Judge Philip S. Gutierrez of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and Judge Stephen A. Marcus of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Since being admitted to practice in California, Mr. Schmitt has also passed the bar exam in several other states, including New York.