litigated more than 1,000 appeals at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, winning some of the largest VA awards on record. He attributes his long-standing reputation as an aggressive and tenacious veteran’s advocate to his being raised in a large and competitive family, instilling a balance of diligence, dedication, compassion, and respect.
Eric is renowned for his calculated representation of veterans with complex VA claims and appeals involving PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and other psychiatric illnesses. His high-level advocacy results from a deep understanding of the interrelationship between psychological and physical illness in veterans. With a noted wealth of medical acumen, Eric’s ability to apply the interrelationship between body systems in the legal setting has allowed him to develop strategic pathways to victory in cases that VA has repeatedly denied for decades.Simply put, Eric’s team wins cases others deem impossible.
Outside of law, Eric is an athlete, avid adventurer, and explorer. His hobbies and interests include mountaineering and ultra-endurance sports. Eric provides coaching to professionals who are either training for major expeditions or simply seeking ways of staying fit while practicing a demanding profession. Eric is also an art collector and musician, interests he developed during his undergraduate school days in Europe and the U.S.