Eric, a Partner with Centre Law Group specializing in Government Contracts, Internet/Technology Law, and representing businesses of all shapes and sizes, was named a Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2012 and 2013. This honor is only given to the top 2.5% of attorneys in Virginia who meet certain criteria. Eric has appeared as a guest on NPR, Federal News Radio and has been quoted in numerous publications including Newsweek, Washington Lawyer and the Washington Business Journal. Eric is a proven trial attorney, having received one of the largest non-negligence related verdicts in Virginia in a case that involved a dispute between a prime contractor and subcontractor and won a federal case (jury verdict) on behalf of a company asserting claims regarding the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Breach of Fiduciary Duty. In that case, Eric's client obtained compensatory, punitive damages, and attorney's fees. Aside from his recent accomplishments, Eric has extensive experience in litigating all stages of complex multi-million dollar matters in various state and federal courts from commencement through trial and verdict. In addition, Eric has successfully represented contractors before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the United States Court of Federal Claims (COFC), the Department of Labor and various governmental boards. Eric has also briefed and argued appeals in the federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals and New York appellate courts. Eric has also lectured extensively on government contract, business, and technology issues and related litigation and intellectual property issues to federal government agencies and industry groups. Specialties: Government contracts litigation (including bid protests, subcontractor/prime contractor disputes, DOL litigation including Service Contract Act (SCA) & FLSA investigations), technology and Internet law, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, employment litigation, and appellate law.