Eric Barstad is an associate with the firm's antitrust group in New York. His practice is focused on merger analysis and antitrust counseling.
Mr. Barstad received a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2010, where he was a Donald Egan Scholar. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan in 2007.
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can: