Eric Burkhardt


Eric T. Burkhardt is an associate in the Philadelphia office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Eric graduated with distinction and earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business in 2014. Eric earned his Juris Doctor from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law in 2017.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Eric worked as an Assistant Defender at the Defender Association of Philadelphia. During his time as a public defender, Eric handled hundreds of cases from the initial arrest through preliminary hearing, pre-trial motions, trials, sentencings, and violation of probation hearings.

When he is not practicing law, Eric enjoys practicing his hopeless golf game and preparing for the annual Philadelphia Mummers Parade with his club, Spartans New Years Brigade. Eric is an original member of the Spartans New Years Brigade, and since its founding has served in several roles including as Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary, Treasurer, and Trustee.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability


Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2017

The Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Science in Finance, with distinction, 2014