Eric is an Associate Attorney who joined Redstone in 2013 after spending nearly three years working in Governor Dennis Daugaard’s Office. Eric lobbies in Pierre full-time during the South Dakota Legislative Session. Outside of the Capitol, Eric’s practice includes simple and complex estate planning, business transactions, and captive insurance.
Primary Practice Areas:
- Government Relations
- Trusts & Estates
Eric reflects our core values. Here is what clients have said about Eric:
"Eric has a true gift for taking very complex matters and distilling them to understandable actions/remedies. Having worked with Eric for many years I am always impressed by his diligence, competence and effectiveness."
"Eric knows South Dakota tax policies inside and out."
"Eric minimizes my inconveniences, maximizes my dollars, and saves me time, so I can focus on my business."
"Eric is a consummate professional at all times and a pleasure to work with. Eric has routinely stepped up to the plate on very difficult situations to present solutions, not add to the problems."
Eric’s professional background and memberships:
- Lawyer at Redstone 2013 - present.
- Law degree from University of South Dakota in 2009.
- Bachelor of Business Administration from University of South Dakota in 2006 (summa cum laude).
- State Bar of South Dakota.
- Second Circuit Bar Association.
- USD Beacom School of Business Economics Advisory Council.
Most interesting place he’s visited in South Dakota: Sheep Mountain in Badlands National Park. Eric could see the Badlands from his bedroom window growing up and still loves the area.
Little known fact about Eric: Eric grew up on a dairy farm located within the city limits of Quinn, South Dakota—population 44.
Places where Eric is serving to Make It Better: Eric teaches Sunday school to the 1st grade class at his church.
- Teams: Green Bay Packers, USD Coyotes, and Nebraska Cornhuskers.
- Movies: Shawshank Redemption.
- Clip on YouTube: Almost any Seinfeld clip.
While not at the office working with the Redstone team, Eric enjoys: Spending time with his wife, Alissa, playing basketball, convincing himself to go to the gym to work out, following his favorite basketball and football teams, and reading books about history.