Eric leads the Civil Litigation practice at Spengler & Agans.He assists clients in contract disputes; employment issues, including wage and hour claims; personal injury suits; and other civil litigation, such as fiduciary duty and estate administration cases. Eric also offers immigration law services relating to business and employment issues, as well as family-based visas. Generally, his courtroom-based practice complements the transactional services provided by Justin.
In the community, Eric currently serves as a representative for Sustain Charlotte on a task force appointed by City Council to find a solution that balances continued development with concerns for flooding and water quality. He also volunteers with the Carolina Refugee Resettlement Program and provides his time pro bono to the juvenile immigrant program of Legal Services of Southern Piedmont.
Eric was born in upstate New York and spent most of his childhood in Muncie, Indiana, the subject of a series of sociological studies in the early 20th century on “Middletown” America. He recognizes and appreciates the tremendous opportunities he has been given to travel overseas: Eric spent a semester as a foreign exchange student in Avignon, France and 10 weeks backpacking with a friend through South America. Of all the places he has seen in the world, his “happy place” remains in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York.
In his free time, Eric enjoys going to concerts, hiking and camping, playing in a soccer league with his brothers in Asheville, and exploring the Plaza Midwood and NoDa neighborhoods.