Eric heads CEE corporate/M&A practice at White & Case. He regularly represents investment funds, private equity funds and Fortune 500 companies on their corporate and M&A projects in Russia, particularly in the real estate, consumer products, and telecommunications sectors. With White & Case since 1992, Eric has worked on many of the major M&A deals in Russia. He also represents some of the leading foreign and local real estate development companies on their acquisitions and developments in the Russian Federation. Eric is ranked among the top corporate lawyers in Russia (first-tier individual ranking) by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and IFLR 1000. He is an honorary member of the Russian Guild of Advocates. Eric graduated with honors from the University of Adelaide in 1990 and is qualified to practice law in New York, England and Wales, and Australia. He speaks English and Russian.