Eric’s practice areas include trucking, transportation, and automobile litigation, cargo and freight disputes, admiralty and maritime litigation, casualty and insurance defense, and insurance coverage litigation in the state and federal courts of Louisiana and Mississippi. He has also handled domestic and international transactions and immigration matters for local film talent and production companies. Eric is regularly acknowledged in peer-reviewed publications, including Super Lawyers (Rising Stars 2019-2020, Super Lawyer 2021-2023), New Orleans Magazine (Top Lawyer 2016-2020), New Orleans City Business (Ones to Watch 2016), and Best Lawyers (Ones to Watch 2021-2023). He has been recognized in the LSBA YLD Top 40 (2023) and as an LADC Frank L. Maraist Award Finalist (2022). He is also often a speaker and moderator at continuing legal education (CLE) seminars and serves in a number of local bar associations.
Throughout his legal career, Eric has spent a substantial amount of his time specializing in transportation defense. He has supervised a transportation practice group and managed publications addressing issues related to liability arising out of the Transportation, Admiralty and Maritime industries.
Louisiana: all courts
Mississippi: all courts
United States District Courts: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi
United States Court of Appeals: Fifth Circuit
Tulane University, BA 2007
Tulane University Law School, JD 2010
LSBA YLD Top 40 (2023); LADC Frank L. Maraist Award Finalist (2022); Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021-2023; Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2019-2020); Super Lawyer (2021-2023); New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyer (2016-2020); New Orleans City Business Ones to Watch (2016)
Louisiana Motor Transport Association; Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society; Maritime Law Association of the United States; Mississippi State Bar Association; Defense Research Institute Young Lawyers Committee; Federal Bar Association Young Lawyers Division; New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel; New Orleans Bar Association (Board of Directors, 2022-2025) (Young Lawyers Section-Chair, 2022; Chair Elect 2021); Vice Chair, 2020; Secretary, 2019; Treasurer, 2018; Executive Committee, 2015 – 2017); Louisiana State Bar Association
Backstreet Cultural Museum; New Orleans Film Society Advisory Board (2014-2016); Jesuit High School (New Orleans) Lacrosse Program (2010-2012); Longue Vue House & Gardens