Eric has successfully defended clients throughout the state of New Mexico, as well as in Texas, Colorado, Arizona, California, Nevada and Washington. He handles cases ranging from the simplest alternative dispute resolution procedures, American Arbitration Association claims and administrative hearings and trials, to jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts.
Eric has particular experience with healthcare matters, product liability claims, and public utility matters such as construction/delay claims, property damage, right-of-way and easement issues, boundary determinations and leasehold interests. In the real estate sector, he has represented clients in claims for misrepresentation of both residential and commercial properties, development of commercial property and other general real estate concerns.
His industry-leading clients have included Ardent Health/Lovelace Health System, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roche Laboratories, CenturyLink, Qwest Corporation, Xcel/Southwest Public Service Company, Philip Morris USA, Dow Corning, Stryker Corporation, Sony Corporation, Public Service Company of New Mexico, Clear Channel Communications, National City Mortgage/PNC, Flintco LLC and Defiant Technologies.
Eric co-chairs Brownstein’s Litigation Group and is Albuquerque’s Office Managing Partner. He also serves as a member of both the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee.
Eric’s extensive experience representing entities in the health care industry includes health insurers, managed care organizations and health care providers in all levels of investigations, litigation and arbitration proceedings. He has worked extensively as team leader on various matters cross-office with other Brownstein attorneys to achieve significant cost-savings in claim reimbursement and other contract enforcement matters for our clients. He is also experienced in matters of insurance coverage, antitrust and other class-action suits.