Eric F. Quandt concentrates his practice on complex litigation and life sciences. Eric is an experienced trial lawyer having successfully tried cases including products liability, pharmaceuticals, medical practice, medical devices, asbestos, and personal injury litigation. His trial experience includes various state and federal courts throughout the country. Eric is a “AV Preeminent” peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell, reflecting the highest peer recognition for both ethical standards and legal ability.
Eric has been recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in Medical Malpractice Defense Law and Products Liability Defense Law for several years. He was also recognized as an Illinois “Super Lawyer” in 2010.
Eric has significant experience in sports medical legal issues and was one of the founders of the Institute for Sports Medicine and Sports Law in conjunction with Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Medicine, and with assistance from the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School. Eric was one of the two course directors who organized three national conferences with faculty from around the country, addressing medical and legal controversies in collegiate, professional, Olympic and high school athletics. See: www.ismsl.org
Eric assisted the Big East Conference Sports Medicine Society in organizing “The Clearwater Symposium”, a national sports medicine and sports law conference held in Clearwater, Florida. He has represented team physicians, athletic directors and athletic trainers in a variety of claims involving intercollegiate and professional sports.
Eric received a B.S. in 1973 and a J.D. in 1976 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.