Eric Heyer

1st January, 1970

Eric Heyer

Eric is a partner in the firm’s Business Litigation practice group and leads the firm’s extensive and multi-disciplinary E-Cigarette and Vaping Industry practice. Eric started with Thompson Hine as a summer associate and has spent all but two years of his career at the firm.

Eric is a trial attorney who has extensive experience advising clients and litigating cases relating to actions by federal government agencies under the Administrative Procedure Act. Eric’s litigation experience encompasses a broad range of matters, including constitutional challenges to state legislation and administrative actions, contract disputes, business torts, employment and non-compete matters, qui tam claims, unfair trade practices and consumer protection act claims, insurance claims, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and patent litigation, and representation of federal government employees in disciplinary proceedings. He has extensive experience trying claims in jury and bench trials in federal and state courts around the country, as well as in private arbitrations. Eric has conducted jury trials and arbitrations on fraud claims; breach of contract claims, including those arising out of breaches of noncompetition and confidentiality agreements; veil-piercing claims; claims regarding the fiduciary obligations of current and former employees and agents; warranty claims; and age and race discrimination claims.

As the leader of the firm’s E-Cigarette and Vaping Industry practice, Eric advises clients on FDA and state regulatory compliance and enforcement issues, contractual and transactional matters, and intellectual property issues.


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