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Eric J. Neeper Eric J. Neeper
 

Eric is an experienced litigator defending clients in complex commercial, surety, construction defect, and catastrophic personal injury insurance litigation across the country in state and federal courts.  He is a tech savvy, practical, responsive, and approachable attorney who utilizes his invaluable, first-hand business experience and expertise to provide a unique perspective for his clients' issues and needs.  He is a highly effective negotiator and possesses excellent alternative dispute resolution skills.

Prior to joining the firm, Eric’s practice included extensive representation of corporate clients involving claims for breach of contract, company ownership, shareholder rights, breach of fiduciary duties, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of restrictive covenants, Lanham Act violations, Antitrust, RICO, and protection of intellectual property.  He has also represented several Top 10 Fortune 500 companies in employer-side employment and labor litigation.

Eric earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic and Toxicological Chemistry, with a minor in Biology, from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.  He had the honor of obtaining a prestigious internship with Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City where he was on the front line of implementing critical DNA testing protocols.  After completing his undergraduate studies, Eric spent the next twelve years in the business world in Los Angeles, New York, Denver, and Seattle. 

Eric earned his J.D. from the Delaware Law School of Widener University where he served as the Managing Editor for the Widener Law Review, President of the Intellectual Property Society, and a member in the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society.  He also co-created and facilitated the launch of the first-ever Faculty/Student blog on “Nanotechnology and the Law.”  During his last year of law school, he served as a judicial extern, performing the duties of a law clerk, for Judge Mary Pat Thygne, Chief Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Combining his passion for science and the law, Eric co-authored “Toward a Neuroscience Model of Tort Law: How Functional Neuroimaging Will Transform Tort Doctrine,” published in Columbia University’s Science and Technology Law Review (2012), which advocates for the incorporation of functional neuroimaging evidence in tort law litigation. 

Outside the courtroom, Eric is a participant in and patron of the art world.  His abstract paintings have been displayed and are found in the collections of art collectors worldwide.  He is an avid art collector and regularly adds to his eclectic assembly of pieces from artists near and far.  Eric has the privilege of serving as a Director on the Board of Directors for The Morgan Adams Foundation, which funds cutting-edge children’s cancer research, and What Speaks 2U, a non-profit film company that produces thought provoking, inspirational, and culturally relevant films. 

Eric is licensed to practice in Colorado, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.  He is also a member of the bar for the U.S. District Court for the Districts of Colorado and New Jersey.

 



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