Jack W. Easterbrook

Founding Partner

Banking and Real Estate Attorney

One Almaden Boulevard, Suite 700
San Jose, CA 95113

For over 18 years Jack (John) Easterbrook’s practice has been dedicated to structuring and documenting complex loan transactions, real estate transactions and construction financing, as well as representing clients in problem loan workouts, liquidations, bankruptcies and contract disputes. Jack’s practice includes extensive expertise in real estate financing and commercial law matters, as well as security interests in specialized collateral such as intellectual property and aircraft. He has represented institutional lenders in the sale and assignment of loans and creation of loan participations.

Jack has worked with parties in developing strategies for addressing problem loans and disputed agreements particularly when debt financing is involved, has prepared and negotiated forbearance agreements, loan modifications and restructured debt agreements, and navigated the thorny issues that arise when foreclosing on real or personal property collateral and enforcing guarantees.

Benefits of working with you:

  • Very knowledgeable with practical business experience as well, and part of a strong team at Strategy Law.

Prior Experience:

  • Prior to establishing a legal career, Jack served as a commercial, real estate and asset-based lender for Wells Fargo Bank, where he held management and revenue line responsibility. Based on this experience, Jack has emphasized getting to sensible and timely business solutions for his clients with legal issues.


  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law – With Honors
  • M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A., Michigan State University

Professional & Bar Association Memberships:

  • State Bar of California – Member Since: 1994
  • ProVisors, San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto II – Member Since: 2015

Admitted to Practice:

  • State Bar of California

Practice Areas:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Debt Financing


Causes & Charities Supported:

  • AbilityPath
  • Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
  • The Big Wave Project