Practice Areas |

Eric is committed to maintaining a practice representing both institutional clients and individuals in various types of disputes.  He believes that he has an effective advantage over opponents who opt for a less balanced approach.  Whether you are a publicly traded company or an individual looking for help, Eric is ready to assist you in any of the following areas of his practice:

Insurance Litigation

Eric advises and represents both policyholders and insurers in disputes about coverage.  He offers clients recognized insurance coverage experience, coupled with the trial and litigation capabilities for which he is known and respected.  Eric also has highly developed experience with first—party property damage and business interruption claims.  He has represented many policyholders and insurers in substantial claims resulting from the hurricanes which have struck the Gulf Coast since 2005.

Commercial Litigation

Eric represents all sizes of companies in lawsuits and arbitration proceedings.  He has litigated a wide array of business disputes, from “minority oppression” disputes to Joint Operating Agreement disputes in the oil patch.  Eric aggressively seeks and develops litigation solutions short of trial, and has significant expertise in alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration.  However, when trial is called for, Eric brings exceptional experience and skill to the court room as well as an impressive record of success.

Personal Injury Litigation

Eric has extensive experience litigating a wide range of serious personal injury claims, including accidents resulting in death and catastrophic disability.  He has helped hundreds of clients, and the chances are excellent that he has handled a claim similar to yours.  Eric is prepared to assist you with your claim, whether it be from an auto or truck accident, medical malpractice, or a dangerously defective product (product liability).

Employment Litigation

Eric has represented major corporations, small and medium—sized businesses, and individuals in a wide range of labor and employment-related matters.  His experience ranges from handling simple contractual disputes to class action wage and hour litigation to discrimination and harassment claims.  Eric is committed to solving the employment related problems of his clients in a way which brings as much satisfaction and closure as possible.