埃里克S. 块 is a partner in our Litigation Group in 多伦多 and a member of the National Class Action Group 和 National 证券诉讼 Group. He chiefly practices civil, consumer/commercial, power and energy, product liability, and securities litigation with an emphasis on class actions. 埃里克has acted in a full range of litigation matters before courts, boards, and tribunals at all levels of trial and appeal, including the Supreme Court of Canada.
埃里克represents companies involved in product liability litigation, including class actions, and advises companies with respect to product recalls. He also 代表参与各级政府诉讼的电力和能源公司。
埃里克has acted, and is currently acting, for several companies regarding allegations of worldwide price-fixing conspiracies involving a wide range of products.
埃里克has acted on some of Canada’s most significant take-over litigations.
在加入公司之前，Eric was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison in 纽约 from September 1998 through June 2002. There, he worked on major precedent-setting litigations, including the successful commercial arbitration of the world’s largest purchase price dispute, resulting in a $635.5-million settlement for the client. Along with Paul Weiss partners Mario Vullo, Liza Velazquez and Professor Catherine MacKinnon, 埃里克litigated, pro-bono, the Southern District of 纽约 jury trial awarding $745 million to rape and torture victims of the Bosnian War (Kadic等人诉Karadzic）。他还处理涉及证券集体诉讼，公司间谍活动，环境犯罪，内幕交易，税务诉讼和商业欺诈的事务。
埃里克received his BA (Hons.) (Political Science) from McGill University in 1992. He held the Guy Drummond Fellowship consecutively at Institut D’Etudes Politiques de Paris ("Science Po") from 1992 to 1993 and at McGill University from 1993 to 1994. He received his MA (Political Science) from McGill University in 1995. From 1994 to 1995, 埃里克 was a speechwriter to U.S. Ambassador Morris B. Abram in Geneva (former Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva). He received his BA, MA (Jurisprudence) from Oxford University (Christ Church) in 1997. 埃里克received his LLM from the 芝加哥大学法学院 in 1998.
埃里克has written extensively for the 华尔街日报, 欧洲华尔街日报, 华盛顿时报, 耶路撒冷邮报, 周六夜杂志 和 纪事通讯。他曾在克莱蒙特学院（Claremont Institute）担任Publius奖学金。他曾任国家芭蕾舞学校基金会董事会成员。
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