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Practice Areas


Class Action Litigation,

Commercial Litigation,

Consumer Protection,

Employee Benefits,

Telecommunications & Media


When the stakes are high and the litigation is complex, companies turn to Eric Burris. Eric is known for his presence and success in the courtroom, having represented high-profile clients in the healthcare, financial services, real estate and other sectors for almost 30 years. His wide-ranging commercial litigation practice includes contentious civil matters such as economic torts, intellectual property, employment and labor issues, complex/mass torts, product liability and other personal injury disputes, antitrust claims and class action lawsuits.

Eric has successfully defended clients throughout the state of New Mexico, as well as in Texas, Colorado, Arizona, California, Indiana, 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.

Professional Memberships

Albuquerque Bar Association,

American Bar Association,

Defense Research Institute,

New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association,

New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association,

State Bar of New Mexico, Former Secretary, Commercial Litigation Section


Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1988); Tulsa University (B.S.B.A., 1984, cum laude)