Eric Baker

Eric Baker

CONTACT

Phone: 608.283.1783
Email: ebaker@boardmanclark.com  |  Download Vcard

 
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Eric practices in commercial litigation and franchise/dealership law, with an emphasis on representing automobile, agricultural equipment, heavy truck and other equipment dealers. He has successfully represented clients in litigation against large national and multi-national manufacturers and franchisors, in arbitrations, in trials before state and federal courts, and in state and federal appellate courts. Eric also regularly represents businesses of all sizes in a wide variety of business disputes. In addition to extensive courtroom experience, Eric and the franchise/dealership practice group provide a full array of legal services to dealerships and other franchisees including compliance with state and federal regulation; mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses; consumer disputes; and disputes with manufacturers, franchisors and vendors.

HONOR & RECOGNITIONS
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2010-2012)
Community Involvement & BOARD MEMBERSHIPS
  • Junior Achievement Classroom Volunteer
  • Leadership Greater Madison Alumni Association (LGM Class 15)
  • Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra, Board of Directors (2011-present); Executive Committee (2012-present)
  • Middleton Optimists Club, Executive Board (2008-2012); President (2011-2012)
  • City of Middleton Landmarks Commission (2008-Present)
  • Madison Youth Choirs, Executive Board (2007-2010)
PROFESSIONAL Memberships
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • The Bar for the Federal District Courts for the District of Columbia
  • The Bar for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • The Bar for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • The Bar for the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • The Wisconsin Defense Counsel
  • National Association of Dealer Counsel
Education & Experience
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor
  • B.A. in Music Education, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Four years practicing in complex commercial litigation and appellate litigation at the Washington, D.C., law firms of Goodwin Procter LLP and Shea & Gardner
  • Served as a law clerk in the Judiciary Committee Counsel’s Office of Senator Russell D. Feingold
  • Served as a law clerk in the University of Michigan, Office of General Counsel
  • Litigator at Boardman & Clark since May, 2006
ERIC’S HOBBIES/INTERESTS
  • Golf
  • Cooking
  • Music performance (vocal and instrumental)

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