Eric is an experienced business lawyer assisting clients in protecting and acquiring the technology and commercial rights that are fundamental to their businesses
Eric is Counsel within our international Commercial and Dispute Resolution Practice Groups. He is also a member of the Automotive and Aviation Sector Groups.
He advises French and foreign companies on international commercial agreements with a focus on technology transfers in industry and engineering services, notably in the sectors of aeronautics, automotive, electronics, and medical devices. Eric has substantial experience in purchase and supply agency, distribution, OEM design and manufacturing agreements, and joint venture agreements including industrial supply consortiums and joint research projects. He advises equipment manufacturers and distributors on technology license agreements and industrial cooperation agreements.
In relation to contract claims, Eric has substantial experience in resolving commercial disputes, whether through amicable settlement, judicial procedures or arbitration. He has acted as lead counsel or co-counsel on behalf of French and foreign corporations in numerous arbitration procedures both institutional and ad-hoc including ICC, AAA, and UNCITRAL. Eric is a Member of the ICC France Arbitration Committee and the American Bar Association (International Section).
Eric is a French and American attorney, admitted to the Bar in both Ohio and Paris. He joined us in September 2008, having practiced as associate and partner at Soulier for over 12 years in commercial and competition law.