Eric Falkenberry is an experienced litigator and has been lead counsel in thousands of product liability and commercial litigations for industry leading clients over his 21-year career.

Eric currently concentrates on the assessment, quantification and transfer of litigation risk through predictive modeling, scenario testing and litigation analytics, with a particular emphasis on the utilization of such services to provide industry leading manufacturers, sellers and distributors with strategic advice on how to avoid and manage risk throughout the world.

Eric has represented nearly every class of manufacturer in both the litigation and transactional arenas and has built a reputation for helping clients avoid, mitigate and manage pending and potential litigation risks through predictive analytics, due diligence, pre-marketing risk assessment and development of strategic solutions to acquired risks. He also represents leading private equity concerns which acquire manufacturing operations, and works to create arbitrage opportunities through the transfer of portfolio company litigation risk to third parties.

Eric is the chair of DLA Piper's Litigation Innovation Committee and was the Hiring Partner for the New York office from 2006 to 2012, during which time the office grew by nearly 75 percent, from approximately 140 to 250 lawyers.