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Biography

Eric is the former practice group leader of the firm’s Product, Tort, & Insurance Litigation team. His practice is focused upon the defense of catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and business and economic loss claims.  Eric has tried 54 jury trials and has obtained 44 defense verdicts for his clients. These include cases involving quadriplegia, paraplegia, locked-in syndrome, wrongful death of minors and adults, closed-head injuries, intentional torts, constructive fraud, and breach of contract leading to insolvency.

Eric is also a registered civil mediator in the state of Indiana.

In 2013, Eric was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  Fellowship in the College is by invitation only, and is limited to one percent of the lawyers in each state, as determined by judges and peers.

Eric's Relevant Experience

Other Info About Eric

Education

Law School

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 1988

Undergraduate School

Indiana University, B.A., 1985

Bar Memberships

Eric is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Indiana

Michigan

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Chambers USA, Recognized Practitioner, Litigation: General Commercial, 2017-2018

American College of Trial Lawyers – Fellow, inducted 2013

The Best Lawyers in America®, 2008–2022

American Board of Trial Advocates, inducted 2004

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®,  2007 – 2022

Outstanding Lawyers of America, 2003–present

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Bar Association

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, invited 2002

Defense Research Institute

Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis Alumni Association Board of Directors, President, 2006-2007; Vice President, 2005-2006; Treasurer, 2004-2005

Indianapolis Bar Association Distinguished Fellow, 2009 – present

Homeless Project

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Council

Firm Committees

Eric serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Product, Tort, & Insurance Litigation – former Practice Group Leader

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