|University ||Princeton University, A.B., 1999|
|Law School||Georgetown University, J.D., 2004|
|Admitted||2005, Pennsylvania; 2005, New Jersey; 2006, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 2008, New York; 2011, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York; 2011, U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York; 2011, U.S. District Court of New Jersey|
Associations & Memberships
•American Bar Association
Eric is an attorney in the Casualty Department, where he concentrates his practice on product liability and complex commercial matters. In his product liability practice, Eric represents distributors and manufacturers of various products-such as automobiles, industrial machinery, consumer pet products, elevators, escalators and automatic door systems, pharmaceuticals and consumer appliances-in the defense of claims of defective design, defective manufacture and inappropriate warnings. His commercial litigation practice includes the representation of clients in disputes, such as indemnification actions arising out of product liability claims, copyright suits and the like. Eric's experience also includes consumer class action defense as well as legal malpractice and other general liability matters. He has represented clients in state and federal courts and also has experience in arbitration/ADR proceedings.
Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Eric worked at a New Jersey firm where his commercial practice included, among others, the representation of a financial institution in an internal investigation of potential fraud and regulatory violations by former employees; the representation of performing artists and a performing artists' guild in disputes with employment agencies that implicated state regulations and regulatory enforcement; and the representation of clients in various industries in lawsuits involving breach of contract and business tort claims.
Eric is a participant in the firm's pro bono program in partnership with the Veterans Law Clinic of Widener Law School, which provides legal services to military veterans and their dependents with disability compensation benefit claims pending before the Department of Veteran Affairs. Previously, Eric has volunteered for the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and he maintains an active interest in the arts.
Eric received his juris doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2004 after attending Princeton University for his undergraduate degree. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, as well as in federal courts in those states.
Year Joined Organization
Pro Bono Activities
•Veterans Law Clinic of Widener Law School
•Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Defense Prevails on Every Level in Product Liability Action Sep 21, 2015
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a large Japanese equipment manufacturer in a catastrophic brain injury case in a product liability action in Pennsylvania. A front-end loader was being operated on a public highway and proceeded to make a...
Marshall Dennehey Partners With Widener Law Schools Veterans Law Clinic
August 2, 2013
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin has partnered with the Veterans Law Clinic of Widener Law School to provide pro bono legal services through its Volunteer Attorney Program. The clinic provides free legal representation to veterans and their dependents with disability compensation...
Contesting Damages in the Face of Liability
Defense Digest Article • June 1, 2015
Key Points:Vigorous contest of liability can significantly reduce damages awarded.Damages may also be limited by establishing the subjective nature of a plaintiff's injuries. Although the contest of liability..., Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 2015Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
|Reported Cases||Published Works: Contesting Damages in the Face of Liability, Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 2015; Hyperlinking in Briefs: Strategic and Practical Considerations, Co-author, New Jersey Law Journal, July 2010; Autonomy, Not Aesthetics: 'Contemporary Community Standards' and Speech on the Internet, Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy, Winter 2004|
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Contesting Damages in the Face of Liability
Eric I. Yun, June 11, 2015
Although the contest of liability is often (for obvious reasons) thought of as the main event in litigation, damages can in certain situations take center stage, as two recent decisions from the Pennsylvania Superior Court demonstrate. In one case-which involved Marshall Dennehey successfully...
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