Eric has more than 10 years’ experience where he has acted as external counsel, managed external counsel, and collaborated with business stakeholders.
He was an Associate with Mayer Brown (a pre-eminent global law firm), a Vice-President, Transaction Management – International Asset Finance with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (the largest bank-owned leasing company globally), and a Vice-President, Legal with AirFinance Leasing, LLC (a boutique financier that focuses on export credit agency backed financing).
A commercially-oriented, innovative legal professional, Eric has significant multi-disciplinary expertise in complex, cross-border transactions involving all continents and many tax-efficient jurisdictions. Eric’s practice has included:
Eric’s project and transaction management skills complement his legal practice. Eric is able to digest complex legal documents and concepts into plain English for his clients, and he can translate those documents into practical tools that identify, organize and prioritize in-life action items.
Eric, an attorney qualified in the United States, England and Wales, and France, has worked in Paris and London with clients and counterparties located globally. This means he has an intimate understanding of the two most prevalent legal systems in the world – the common and the civil law systems – and he has deep experience working cross-culturally.
These credentials permit Eric to seamlessly navigate the legal, logistical, and cultural issues that arise during the structuring, execution and post-closing management of complex, cross-border transactions.
Eric combines his insight, skills, and practicality to offer clients a world-class experience and bring value that far exceeds what clients can expect from traditional external counsel.
Eric is the right attorney for clients who:
Require sophisticated, experienced counsel to act as lead transaction counsel to document and execute a transaction efficiently across multiple jurisdictions and in multiple languages
Require external general counsel with the business skills and expertise to help define a transaction theory and structure at the earliest stages of a transaction
Have capacity issues and need a multi-faceted lawyer who can learn their business quickly to help ease the burden of their workload