School districts trust Eric to guide them in navigating their way through vital business and employment matters. A shareholder in our Austin office, Eric advises school administrators and advocates on behalf of school districts in construction and purchasing matters, as well interactions with other government bodies. Eric has negotiated many multi-million dollar construction contracts, as well as other large transactions.
Eric also delivers training to board members, administrators, and other personnel in the areas of construction procurement and administration, open meetings, and preventing illegal harassment in the workplace.
Eric earned his law and undergraduate degrees from The University of Texas at Austin. A 2003 Luna Scholar, Eric worked as a legislative intern in the Texas Senate as an undergraduate and while attending law school. Among his law school activities, Eric also served as an associate editor of theTexas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy and worked on employment matters as part of the Transnational Workers' Rights Clinic.
Eric is a member of Construction Law, School Law, and Appellate Law sections of the State Bar, as well as the National School Board Association's Council of School Attorneys, the Texas Council of School Attorneys, the Austin Bar Association, and the Austin Young Lawyers Association.
Eric's assistant is Francesca Romans.