Ericksen Arbuthnot

Von Ryan Reyes
Managing Partner Shareholder

San Jose
Office Phone: 408.286.0880
Office Fax: 213.489.4332
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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Construction Liability
  • Environmental / Toxic Tort
  • Professional Liability
  • Property
  • Trucking / Transportation
Von joined the law firm of Ericksen, Arbuthnot, Kilduff, Day & Lindstrom in 2000 and was promoted to partner in 2004. He is the managing partner of the San Jose office and is an equity partner. He is also a member of Ericksen Arbuthnot’s Board of Directors. Von is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in English and Philosophy from Santa Clara University in 1996, and his law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1999.

Mr. Reyes has represented attorneys in legal malpractice claims involving business transactions and estate administration. He has successfully argued summary judgment motions in legal malpractice claims on behalf of his attorney clients. He has also represented trucking and trailer companies in auto-truck accidents. His practice also includes representation of home inspectors, real estate agents and brokers, insurance agents and brokers in E&O claims. In addition to handling E&O claims, Mr. Reyes handles general liability claims defending the interests of contractors in construction defect claims and mold exposure litigation arising from construction of single family homes, condominiums or other multi-dwelling properties, and commercial properties. He has trial and appellate experience in the fields of real estate, commercial landlord and tenant disputes, and construction defect cases. Mr. Reyes has handled multiple arbitrations, binding and non-binding, as well as mediations. He has tried a number of cases resulting in defense verdicts. He was admitted to the California State Bar Association in 1999, and is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California. Mr. Reyes lives in San Jose with his wife and three children. His interests include golf, rowing, travel, and experimenting with marinades and dry rubs for barbecues.

Martindale Rating

AV® Preeminent™


  • B.A., Santa Clara University, 1996
  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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