Eric A. Paine

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

As a lawyer focused in the sciences, Eric Paine’s practice concentrates on medical and scientific issues in the defense of pharmaceutical products liability litigation, which involves analysis and understanding of peer-reviewed epidemiologic studies and clinical trials, extensive study of disease processes, risk factors, treatments and outcomes, and close working relationships with a network of experts in some of the nation’s most respected hospitals and universities.


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (1994)
  • University of South Carolina, Honors College, BA, International Relations, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (1991)


  • Kentucky
  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky


  • Frequently called upon to help formulate and execute defense strategies in mass tort litigation based on reliable scientific evidence and Daubert challenges to plaintiffs’ experts
  • Member of trial teams that won defense verdicts in the first three MDL bellwether trials involving Factor Xa inhibitor anticoagulant litigation
  • Member of trial teams that achieved 6 defense verdicts in a row in federal and state court hormone therapy cases
  • Decades of experience in products liability litigation involving prescription pharmaceuticals, OTC medications, infectious disease as well as environmental and occupational exposures

Professional Activities:

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar


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