Eric M. Gilliand is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Workers Compensation Practice Groups. He represents people who suffer injuries at work and pursue claims under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act. His litigation practice is focused on litigating general negligence and personal injury cases in both federal and state courts.
Eric received his J.D. from the College of William & Mary School of Law, where he was an L.A. Hale Scholar, and his B.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. While in law school, he was a SLIP intern at the United States Department of Justice, Civil Division’s Federal Programs Branch. He also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Henry E. Hudson, Senior U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia and to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of Virginia. He was named Outstanding Advocate in the 2019 Hofstra Medical Legal Mock Trial Tournament.
Prior to law school, Eric served as a Counterintelligence Special Agent and paratrooper in the United States Army.
Eric enjoys spending time with his Rottweiler, Brutus, and his rescue cat.
- J.D., The College of William & Mary Law School, 2020
- William & Mary Business Law Review, William & Mary National Trial Team Lead Tournament Counsel, William & Mary Leadership Institute, Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic, legal extern to the Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.
- B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2009
- District of Columbia, Pending
- Virginia Bar Association
- Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
- D.C. Trial Lawyers Association