Eric D. Cook’s practice focuses on toxic torts, products liability, personal injury, and general defense litigation in state and federal courts. He has tried cases throughout the country on behalf of Fortune 100 companies.
- Member of national trial team for Union Carbide Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company) and assists in the defense of cases, and development of medical and scientific experts across the country.
- Member of national trial team for Exxon Mobil Corporation.
- Trial counsel and lead role in preparing successful defense of Exxon Mobil Corporation in case of first impression in Virginia involving vessel owner liability under 33 U.S.C. 905(b).
- Member of successful appellate team in case of first impression in Virginia involving vessel owner liability under 33 U.S.C. 905(b).
- Successfully represented multiple plaintiffs in recovery of large percentage of money believed lost to Ponzi scheme.
- Represents national companies in asbestos litigation involving: aircraft engines, boilers, bulk suppliers, electrical supply, floor tiles, friction products, gaskets, insulation, joint compound, mastics, packing, phenolic molding/plastics, premises, pumps, purifiers, valves, vessel owners, welding rods, wire and cable.
- Routinely conducts depositions and examinations for trial purposes.
- Routinely argues dispositive motions in defense of national companies involved in asbestos litigation.
- Routinely deposes expert witnesses on medical and industrial hygiene issues.
- Represented national railroad in defending local matters.
- J.D., College of William & Mary, 2004, Order of the Barristers, Law Review (Editorial Board); Trial Team (Board); Moot Court
- B.S., State University of New York at Oneonta, 2000
- Intermediate Linguistic Certification, Defense Language Institute, 1994
- Virginia State Bar
- Defense Research Institute
- Veterans of Foreign Wars Life Member
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