Eric represents both private and public employers and individuals a variety of employment matters. He has represented and successfully defended employers in Title VII claims based upon claims of discrimination and retaliation. He has represented entities before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), other governmental agencies, and in Georgia courts. Eric also advises and represents clients and employers on employee separation matters, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, trade secret and confidentially issues, and related matters.
Eric represents public and private entities through all phases of liability litigation, including investigations, motion practice, depositions, hearings, mediations, and summary adjudication. Eric’s practice includes the representation of homeowner’s and community associations, retail establishments, construction and trucking companies, and businesses in professional auto liability claims, including fleet vehicles and company cars and car rental facilities.
Recent successes include:
• Securing the dismissal of various claims against a community association and individual Board members
J.D., Georgia State University, summa cum laude
M.S.Ed., Higher Education Administration, Old Dominion University
B.A., History, The Pennsylvania State University
Georgia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Georgia
United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Order of the Coif
Taking A Bullet: Are Colleges Exposing Themselves to Tort Liability By Attempting To Save Their Students? Georgia State University Law Review 29 GA. ST. U. L. REV. 539 (2013)
Division of Archives and History: Amend O.C.G.A. § 45-13-51, Relating to the Division of Archives and History, so as to Revise the Provisions of Law Regarding Foundations of American Law and Government Displays; Georgia State University Law Review (co-authored by Carly Alford) 29 GA. ST. U. L. REV. 214 (2012)
"Now What: Student Threat Assessments," State Bar of Georgia – School and College Law Section, April 2015