Eric maintains a diverse employee benefit and executive compensation practice with a keen focus on retirement plans, executive compensation, deferred compensation, and fiduciary compliance.
Eric has extensive experience in issues that affect employers in the health care industry, higher education, and other tax-exempt employers. He works extensively with boards of directors and compensation committees in the establishment of executive compensation programs and the development of sound fiduciary governance and compliance policies and practices.
Eric is a regular contributor to the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group blog.
He also maintains an active corporate practice in the health care industry, serving as general counsel to private medical groups and advising medical practices on corporate matters, physician compensation, and medical group integration transactions.
Eric has served in leadership positions on a number of nonprofit boards in Portland. He is particularly proud of his work on the restoration of the Portland Observatory (1807), which achieved National Historic Landmark status. Eric recently served as President of the Portland Public Library. To recharge, Eric enjoys time aboard his boat in Casco Bay, or traveling to New York City to reconnect with his urban roots.
- University of Chicago (J.D.)
- Columbia University (B.A.)
- Trustee (2005-2016), President (2012-2015), Portland Public Library
- Trustee (2004-2011), President (2007-2009), Portland Ballet
- Trustee (1992-1998), Advisory Trustee (1999-present), Greater Portland Landmarks
- President, Portland Observatory Restoration Trust (1997-2001)
- Tax and Health Law Sections, Maine State Bar Association
- American Health Lawyers Association
- Maine Employee Benefits Council
- AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
- Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business under Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
- Named the Best Lawyers® 2019 Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships) "Lawyer of the Year" in Portland, Maine
- Named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Portland, Maine
- Named the Best Lawyers® 2015 and 2020 Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Portland, Maine
- Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Health Care Law, and Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships) in Portland, Maine
- Named to the 2019 New England Super Lawyers© list under Employee Benefits and Health Care
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