- Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2017
- The Ohio State University, B.S.B.A., 2014
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
Eric is an associate in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the labor and employment group. He litigates on behalf of employers on a wide range of labor and employment issues, including arbitration hearings, employment discrimination claims, wage and hour class actions, and noncompetition agreements. He practices before federal and state courts across the country, as well as before various federal and state administrative agencies.
Eric also counsels clients on a variety of employment decisions. These include termination decisions, employee accommodation, employment agreements, and employer policies. He has developed a specific area of expertise in the developing nationwide paid sick leave trend.
Notable Experiences Include:
- Obtained judgment on the pleadings in a putative wage and hour collective action in federal court
- Counseling employers on, and crafting policies for, paid sick leave laws in different jurisdictions across the county
Eric received his J.D. from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University. While at Maurer, he served as an extern with Justice Steven David of the Supreme Court of Indiana, was a finalist in the school’s Moot Court competition, was a member of the Student Bar Association, and coached the undergraduate mock trial team. He received his B.S.B.A. from The Ohio State University, where he participated in mock trial and volunteered as a counselor for Camp Kesem Ohio State.
- 10/27/2017Vorys welcomed 12 new first-year associates to the firm.
- 3/15/2021On March 10, 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA or the Act).
- 3/1/2021Late last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance expanding the categories of workers eligible to receive federally-funded unemployment benefits under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program.
- 6/24/2020On June 16, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine signed Executive Order 2020-24D, which provides several circumstances that will now constitute “good cause” for refusing suitable work during the pandemic.
- 5/2/2019On April 25, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia accepted a proposal from the EEOC that will require employers who are covered by the EEO-1 reporting requirements to submit supplemental data on employees’ pay segmented by sex, race, and ethnicity by September 30.
- 3/20/2019Labor and Employment Alert: New Jersey Bans Non-Disclosure Agreements Related to Discrimination, Retaliation and HarassmentOn March 18, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that bars many types of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) that arise in the employment arena.
- 6/27/2018Labor and Employment Alert: Supreme Court Decision Strikes Down Mandatory Agency Fee Payments to Public Sector UnionsToday the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the closely watched case of Janus v. AFSCME. In a landmark ruling, the Court held that public sector employees cannot be forced to pay mandatory fees to a public sector union if they are not a member of the union.