Eric focuses his practice on international and domestic regulatory compliance and enforcement matters, white collar criminal litigation and civil false claims litigation. He counsels clients primarily in the health care, financial services and defense industries. Eric deals extensively with federal prosecutors and enforcement attorneys and state attorneys general.
Eric works extensively overseas counseling clients and conducting internal investigations relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He has managed FCPA investigations in over twenty-five countries. Eric also counsels clients in export control matters.
Eric has represented pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, drug wholesalers, long-term care and retail pharmacies, pharmacy benefit managers, nursing homes and hospitals in false claims, fraud, anti-kickback and consumer protection matters.
Eric worked as a federal and state prosecutor for 17 years. He served as lead government counsel in more than 100 state and federal jury trials. Since joining Reed Smith, he has litigated criminal and civil jury trials relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, economic espionage, theft of trade secrets and obstruction of justice. He has represented numerous clients in export enforcement and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters.