Eric Olson defends manufacturers in complex product liability litigation. He has extensive experience in developing strategies in complex commercial litigation, from filing a complaint through settlement, trial, or arbitration. Eric has represented clients at trial and in arbitration proceedings in multiple jurisdictions.
He has researched, written and argued motions, prepared and responded to discovery requests, and conducted and defended depositions in corporate disputes, including consumer and class actions. Eric has also advised clients on discovery issues in complex litigation and overseen the review and production of large data sets, performing oversight over issues related to confidentiality, privilege, and responsiveness.
In addition, Eric has deep experience managing litigation risk and litigation cases from a client’s perspective. As an assistant attorney general in North Dakota, he was appointed general counsel of the North Dakota University System. In this role, he acted as the primary legal officer for the State Board of Higher Education and North Dakota University System comprised of 11 institutions, 40,000 students, and 8,000 employees.
In his free time, Eric enjoys woodworking and gardening, coaching his sons’ soccer and baseball teams and spending time with his family.