Eric helps manufacturers and retailers untangle the complicated legal and procedural questions that arise in consumer class actions and environmental litigation.
He represents clients at all stages of a case, from initial motions practice through trial to post-trial briefing. He has briefed and argued appeals on behalf of clients in state and federal courts. Most recently, Eric drafted winning briefs in a series of consolidated appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, leading to the reversal of three adverse judgments while clarifying the scope of Wisconsin products liability law.
Beyond the courtroom, Eric advises clients on how to avoid litigation. He assists food and beverage companies of all sizes in structuring their operations, and guides them in developing labels that comply with applicable regulations while minimizing the risk of future lawsuits.
Before joining McGuireWoods, Eric served as a judicial clerk for Judge Mary Malveaux at the Court of Appeals of Virginia. He earned his law degree from William and Mary Law School, where he led the school’s teaching assistants program and was an enthusiastic member of the moot court board. He previously interned for a judge at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Eric also interned for the solicitor general of Virginia, where he worked on cases that challenged the constitutionality of state laws.