Attorney & Counselor
Eric is a real estate attorney based out of Austin / Dripping Springs who enjoys ensuring successful real estate transactions that help safeguard his clients and their property against potential litigation. He sees his clients through the process of buying or selling real estate, addressing the unique elements of each deal to achieve the desired outcome and goals of the client.
As the founder of a small business, Eric can better understand his commercial client’s business goals and help create value in their real estate investments. He is skilled in both private and commercial real estate, including executing contracts, navigating permits and regulatory bodies, addressing title issues, locating and establishing easements, identifying property tax solutions, and more. Furthermore, he can guide investors through the use of a 1031 tax deferral strategy.
Whether Eric’s client is a business owner or a private landowner, he carefully analyzes the elements of every deal to ensure his client’s investment is protected and capitalized on.
Title Review and Conveyances
Easements and Right of Way
Intellectual Property (Copyright/Trademark)
ExperienceAssociate Attorney, Spouse Shrader Smith, PLLC, 2020-2022
Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel, Leviathan Outdoors, Inc., 2016-Present
Assistant District Attorney, Comal County Criminal District Attorney, 2019
Environmental Compliance Supervisor, Development Services Department, City of Austin, 2011-2016
EducationColumbia University, Doctor of Jurisprudence, School of Law, 2011
Cornell University, Bachelor of Science, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, 2006