Litigation, Commercial Bankruptcies, Distress Investing, Enforcement of Judgments, Intercreditor Disputes, Deal Structuring & Legal Opinions
Eric’s practice regularly includes the representation of utilities, financial institutions, lenders, and other creditors in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings and other types of commercial litigation. He is experienced in all facets of creditor representation including adequate assurance of future performance, preference and fraudulent transfer litigation, executory contract issues, asset sales and purchases, and bankruptcy appellate proceedings.
Eric also counsels and advises utilities and businesses on issues involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) including analyzing and creating TCPA compliance programs. His regulatory work also extends to issues involving the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and Eric routinely counsels the firm's utility clients in the development and implementation of client specific bankruptcy, regulatory, and collection related policies and procedures.
Alabama State Bar; Mississippi Bar Association; Birmingham Bar Association; Utility Bankruptcy Conference, executive committee
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1998, cum laude; Mississippi Law Journal; Auburn University, B.S., 1996