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Eric understands the business, regulatory, environmental and economic challenges facing companies today; he spent 18 years serving as general counsel in the transportation industry, during which time he was also president of an international transportation operating division. As a former corporate officer and general counsel, Eric was involved in determining the strategic direction of companies, managing legal matters, reviewing and drafting employment policies and documents, and reviewing and drafting commercial contracts. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, international and domestic commercial real estate, corporate compliance and governance, employment law, intellectual property and international licensing and authorized representative agreements.

Eric’s focus as a member of FBT’s Private Equity Industry Team is on mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions and general corporate and regulatory matters. Eric also assists in defending clients in commercial litigation, employment issues, personal injury matters and liability issues.

Eric is also President of Transaction Expeditors (TE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Frost Brown Todd. TE is a strategic technology & innovation company with deep experience in the insurance, transportation and mergers & acquisition verticals. TE offers AI-enabled contract review and redlining solutions that help companies do more with less. TE makes contract review easier and helps companies close deals faster utilizing people, process & technology.

Other Info About Eric


Law School

Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D., 1996

Undergraduate School

Indiana University, B.A., 1990

Bar Memberships

Eric is licensed to practice in the following state(s):



Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, 2021-2024

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Indiana State Bar Association

American Trucking Association

Transportation Lawyers Association

Conference of Freight Counsel

Indiana Motor Truck Association

Truckload Carriers Association


Eric was invited to speak at the following events:

Leveraging AI to Reduce Transportation Risk; Presentation, May 2023

Mergers & Acquisitions I: From the Beginning; Presentation

Mergers & Acquisitions II: Due Diligence, Timing & Process; Presentation

Mergers & Acquisitions III: Representations and Warranties; Presentation

Mergers & Acquisitions IV: The Closing; Presentation

Legal Issues Facing Refrigerated Transport, Truckload Carriers Association, Traverse City, Michigan, July 29, 2022

Life, Liberty, and Pursuant of . . . a New Transportation Company! The Nuts and Bolts of the M&A Process for Transportation Clients, Transportation Lawyers Association, Williamsburg, VA, May 14, 2022

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: The Challenges and Risks Faced by Carriers, Brokers, and Freight Forwarders in 2018 – Risk Management and Legal Strategies that Affect Clients in the Transportation Sector, Transportation Lawyers Association; Orlando, FL, May 3, 2018

Raising Capital to Support Growth, Indiana Motor Truck Association Annual Convention; Indianapolis, IN, November 4, 2017

Building Owner Operators for the Longhaul, Indiana Motor Truck Association, April 24, 2017

The Inevitable Class Action: Preparing for, Defending and Recovering from Potential, Company Calamity, Association of Corporate Counsel, Chicago, IL, November 2, 2016

Negotiating and Drafting Third-Party Logistics Provider Agreements Stafford; Webinar, June 8, 2016

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