Eric advocates for business clients in premises and product liability cases that allege exposure to asbestos, benzene, and industrial chemicals. A seasoned litigator, Eric excels at managing cases of national scope. As a significant part of his practice, he prosecutes and defends depositions of fact and expert witnesses in mass tort claims related to toxic exposures. He also advises clients on construction litigation and commercial disputes, as well as representing both insurance companies and insureds faced with complex insurance coverage issues.
Eric conducted his first jury trial and argued before the Missouri Court of Appeals within his first year of practice almost 25 years ago. He has since appeared before state and federal courts, administrative bodies, and arbitral panels throughout Missouri and Illinois. Having worked at a national insurance company and at law firms of all sizes, from those with a large international presence to small boutiques, Eric offers clients personal focus as well as familiarity with cost effective processes and collaborative resources afforded by a national practice. Clients appreciate his ease in building rapport no matter what the environment.