Eric is a partner at Dooley Lucenti whose practice focuses exclusively on commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction and employment law.
Originally from New Brunswick, Eric received his B.A. from York University in 1993 and his LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 1996. Eric completed his articles in Ottawa and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998. Eric practiced civil and commercial litigation in Ottawa before returning to Barrie in early 2000.
On the construction side of his law practice, Eric provides legal advice to owners, mortgage lenders, engineers, architects and other consultants, contractors, trades and surety (bonding) companies involving all aspects of construction projects including contracts, tendering, bonding, dispute resolution, progress payments, hold back and trust obligations, construction liens, deficiencies, warranties and collection of unpaid accounts.
On the employment side of his law practice, Eric provides legal advice to employers and employees regarding the drafting and enforceability of employment contracts, workplace policies, employee disciplinary issues, human rights and accommodation issues, employment standards obligations, termination (severance) packages, wrongful dismissal, fiduciary and employee duties, non-competition or non-solicitation agreements.
Although a smaller portion of his overall practice, Eric does provide advice and litigation service to his business clients on a wider range of legal issues, including various contractual disputes, debtor & creditors’ rights and remedies.