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About Eric

Eric Lai counsels clients on complex commercial litigation matters, including those arising out of the energy and construction industries.

In addition, he assists on employment law matters including compliance, policies and investigations. Eric also represents employers in administrative proceedings and state and federal litigation.

                                        

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Hydro One Limited — $5.3 billion acquisition of Avista Corporation in an all-cash transaction, establishing one of North America’s largest regulated electricity and natural gas businesses with more than $25.4 billion in combined assets

Publications and Speeches

"New Laws Complicate Employee Marijuana Use Rules," Today's General Counsel, August 24, 2017

"A Growing Number of State and Local Governments Ban Salary History Inquiries to Prospective Employees," Bloomberg Law, August 17, 2017.

Credentials

Education

Vanderbilt University Law School,
J.D.
2016
The University of Texas at Austin,
B.A.
2013
ampla cum laude

Bar Admissions

Texas

Languages

Conversational Mandarin Chinese

Affiliations

Houston Bar Association, Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession Committee
Houston Young Lawyers Association

News

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Vanderbilt University Law School
Vanderbilt Moot Court
Vanderbilt University Law School
Dean’s Scholar

Events

Past Events