Joseph R. Dunn and Eric J. Eastham of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. have been named to the San Diego Daily Transcript’s 2012 Outstanding Young Attorneys list. The annual list is determined by a peer voting process used to identify the best young attorneys in the San Diego legal community.
To be selected, the 2012 Outstanding Young Attorneys must have demonstrated they are “hard-working and detail-oriented, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, ethical and professional, and committed to furthering the interests of justice in society.” The finalists will be recognized in a special edition of The Daily Transcript on December 13.
Mr. Dunn is an attorney in Mintz Levin’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Commercial Law Section. His practice focuses on all aspects of corporate reorganization and bankruptcy law, although he has significant litigation and transactional experience outside of insolvency. His representations include chapter 11 debtors, trustees, lenders, bondholders, indenture trustees, and landlords. Mr. Dunn is a board member of the California Bankruptcy Forum and immediate-past president of the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum. He received his B.S. in finance, magna cum laude, from California State University, Chico in 2002, and his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2005.
Mr. Eastham is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Section. Before joining Mintz Levin, he had his own practice and represented clients in civil litigation as well as real estate and corporate matters. Mr. Eastham served as general counsel for a music-related television production company in Hollywood and has counseled entertainment industry clients in employment-related disputes and in negotiations concerning licensing, content, appearance, and web-monetization agreements. Mr. Eastham regularly volunteers at the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program’s Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order Clinic and serves as Co-Chair of the Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association.