Eric G. Sauls

Partner

  • location icon Raleigh, NC
    3600 Glenwood Avenue
    Suite 350
    Raleigh, NC 27612

Eric Sauls is a partner in the Raleigh, North Carolina office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Eric focuses his practice on general liability matters such as personal injury, wrongful death, and premises liability matters, in North Carolina state, federal, and administrative courts. Recent representative matters Eric has handled for his clients include:

  • Obtained dismissal for a realtor/broker in a matter involving claims for professional negligence and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Obtained dismissal for an auction company in a matter involving claims for negligence and conversion.
  • Successfully represented numerous asbestos defendants, including obtaining orders granting dispositive motions.
  • Negotiated numerous settlements involving death and personal injury claims arising out of commercial vehicle accidents. 
  • Negotiated numerous settlements involving personal injury claims for restaurant, retail, and transportation clients. 
  • Participated in rapid response investigations for a nationwide armored vehicle company.

Eric has broad experience as a litigator and has been consistently selected by his peers as a North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star. He is often engaged by clients to defend their interests in asbestos, benzene, and product liability litigation across North Carolina in both state and federal courts. Additionally, Eric assists clients in construction matters, as well as in cases involving claims of professional liability (including claims of legal malpractice). He also has represented companies in North Carolina courts in complex business litigation and in employment disputes.

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • North Carolina
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
    • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Admissions

North Carolina

United States District Court - Eastern District of North Carolina

United States District Court - Middle District of North Carolina

United States District Court - Western District of North Carolina

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Associations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, Young Lawyers Division and Litigation Section
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, 10th Judicial District Bar Association
  • Member, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Awards & Honors

2014-2018, 2020-2022 - Eric was selected as a North Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (a category for attorneys 40 years old or younger) by peer evaluation in the civil litigation defense practice area. No more than 2.5 percent of North Carolina attorneys are named to the Rising Stars list.

Education

Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins, School of Law

Juris Doctor

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

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