Eric obtained his B.A. from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2007. After spending time in the non-profit sector, where he successfully advocated for sensible legislation protecting ecologically significant areas along California.s South Coast, Eric obtained his J.D., summa cum laude, from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2014.
While in law school, Eric served as a Lead Articles Editor of the Lewis & Clark Law Review and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Michael H. Simon at the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. At graduation, Eric was selected by the faculty for induction to the Cornelius Honor Society on the basis of superior scholarship, leadership, and contributions to the law school community.