T. Theodore Cruz

T. Theodore Cruz is a Of Counsel with Pearson & Schachter.  Ted is an experienced attorney who has represented clients in state and federal courts as well as arbitrations in a wide range of matters including business, commercial, real estate, foreclosure, and insurance cases.

Ted’s past matters include representing a California state university against a student’s racial discrimination claim; an individual against a government agency in a breach of contract action involving multi-state and multi-party litigation; and a physician against a national office software manufacturer for fraudulent advertising and breach of contract. Ted is also the only California attorney to stop a home foreclosure despite arrears in mortgage payments while obtaining a significant attorney’s fee award of $50,000 under the California Homeowners Bill of Rights.

You can reach Ted at (925) 464 – 7086 or tcruz@pearsonschachterlaw.com


  • Loyola University of Chicago Law School, LL.M. in Healthcare Law, 1991
  • Boston College Law School, Juris Doctor, 1989
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S. in Premedicine, 1985


  • State Bar of California, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1997