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• US Virgin Islands
• US District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
• US District Court for the Virgin Islands
• University of Miami School of Law, JD, 2006
• Colgate University, BA, 2003
Eric is a Partner in the Miami office and has been practicing in the field of insurance law for virtually his entire legal career. He represents domestic and international insurers in high-profile coverage litigation and bad faith matters throughout the United States, the Virgin Islands, and the greater Caribbean. His practice focuses heavily on commercial general liability, errors and omissions, and directors and officers policies in addition to first-party claims involving catastrophic property damage and business interruption losses. Eric partners closely with clients and counsels on claims handling, policy drafting, and product development including, most recently, advising insurers on responses to COVID-19 and potential claims. Eric is also a member of our Caribbean practice team.
Eric brings a unique combination of skills and experience to his cases. Barred in multiple jurisdictions, including the Virgin Islands, Eric handles a wide variety of litigation, including defending insurers in first and third party coverage disputes and corporations against claims involving personal injury, product liability, and professional malpractice. He is currently representing a large segment of the London Market against dozens of Hurricane Maria lawsuits filed in the Virgin Islands in In Re Hurricane Maria Insurance Cases.
Eric is a frequent speaker at insurance industry events around the world on emerging topics and frequently leads seminars for clients on trends in the law, bad faith avoidance, and claims handling protocols.