Record of Success:
Eve holds an established record of success representing clients in various real property and business disputes.
Eve has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America since 2018 and a Southern California Super Lawyer since 2016.
Eve is a force of nature in both commercial real estate and high-stakes commercial litigation. Clients also seek her for her winning record on appeal, including several published, groundbreaking appeals.
Eve Brackmann serves as lead counsel in jury and bench trials in all California state and federal courts and she is well known for her effective private arbitration work. Her real estate practice covers high-stakes litigation for casino developers, shopping center owners, mortgage companies, and big-box retailers. Her business litigation practice covers disputes in venture partnerships, manufacturer and distributor disputes, contract-related lawsuits, fiduciary duty, unfair competition, defamation, trade secret, and anti-SLAPP lawsuits. Eve also has significant experience with high-stakes Homeowners’ Association Disputes, as well as cannabis-related matters.
In the community, Eve serves as Director at Large on the Board of Directors for the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) as well as co-chair of the OCBA Mentoring Committee, a member of Litigation and Real Property law sections in both the Los Angeles County and Orange County Bar Associations, the Cannabis law section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and she has served for over a decade as an arbitrator on the OCBA’s Mandatory Fee Arbitration Panel.
Eve also serves as a director on the board of the University of San Diego Law School Alumni Association/Orange County Chapter, and she is a member of the University of Southern California Alumni Association. Other organizations to which Eve devotes significant time include California Women Lawyers, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, the American Bar Association, and the National Order of the Barristers. She is also a longstanding member of the Banyard Inn of Court (Master Bencher/Barrister).
Orange County Bar Association (Director at Large, Litigation and Real Property Law Sections; Mentoring Committee; Resolutions Committee; Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee)
Banyard Inn of Court (Master Bencher/Barrister)
California Women Lawyers (CWL)
University of San Diego (Orange County) Law Alumni (board member)
Conference of California Bar Associations (Former Director)
Annual Conference of Bar California Associations (Delegate)
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, Real Property Section, 2014; Litigation and Real Property Sections)
Project HOPE School Foundation (past president)
Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Orange County Chapter
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Orange County and National Chapters
USC Alumni Association
USD Alumni Association
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
American Bar Association
National Order of Barristers
Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
Best Lawyers, Real Estate Litigation (2018-2023)
Southern California Super Lawyers (2016–2023)
Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2013–2014)
Los Angeles Magazine, Top Attorney (2014)
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section, Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award (2014)
United States Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Eastern District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California
United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States Court, District of New Jersey (pro hac vice)
World Bank Doing Business Report, Registering Real Property, Stuart Kane’s Lead Contributor (2014-2020)
Shopping Center Law & Strategy, International Council of Shopping Centers, “Readjusting Standards for Consent to Subletting in a Changing Shopping Center Landscape” (Winter 2018)
Orange County Business Journal, “Streamlining and Managing Litigation–Is Technology Friend or Foe?” (October 2018)
Shopping Center Law & Strategy, International Council of Shopping Centers, “Does a “Groceries” Exclusive Include Alcoholic Beverages for OffSite Consumption?” (Winter 2017)
Orange County Business Journal, “The Best Efforts Standard in California: Still a Rolling Stone (and What to Do About It)” (October 2017)
Orange County Business Journal, “First Across the Finish Line: Best Practices for Early Settlement” (October 2016)
Orange County Business Journal, “It’s Obamatime! Get Ready for Changes in the Federal Overtime Laws” (June 2014)