- Global Leader for Professional Liability, Who’s Who Legal Professional Negligence 2021 and 2022
- The John Marshall Law School, JD (cum laude), 1996
- University of Kentucky, with honors, 1992
A partner in our Chicago office, Eric is an insurance specialist with over 20 years’ experience representing clients in the London, Bermuda, and US markets. His practice focuses heavily on coverage matters, such as directors’ and officers’ liability, professional liability, cyber liability, employment liability, managed care/healthcare, general liability (including the Bermuda Form),construction and reinsurance.
Eric has considerable experience in handling high-profile claims involving multi-million-dollar shareholder class actions, derivative actions, product liability and pharmaceutical claims, as well as claims arising from natural disasters.
Internationally, he is sought by clients seeking experienced representation for their complex litigation and arbitrations involving various types of policies and/or claims in the US, Europe, Asia, South America, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Australia.
Eric is also frequently asked to speak on various insurance-related topics and to contribute in the drafting of a range of insurance policies and endorsements.
Eric is a member of the American Bar Association: Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). He received his law degree from The John Marshall Law School, cum laude, in 1996, where he served as Editor-in-chief of The John Marshall Law Review.
Eric contributed to the writing of Kennedys' ‘Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenge of climate change’ report, which was published in July 2022.