Eric Blain joined Thomas Gold Pettingill in 2021 after articling at a large regional firm in London, Ontario, where he gained experience in civil and commercial litigation. Eric’s diverse practice at the firm includes defending complex insurance matters involving privacy and cybersecurity, failure to educate, occupiers’ liability, sports liability, product liability, professional negligence, and motor vehicle insurance claims. Eric also regularly represents insurers in affirmative litigation cases, seeking to collect damages for fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation and conspiracy relating to the submission of false claims documents and invoices.
Eric graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), with distinction, from McMaster University. He obtained his J.D. from The University of Western Ontario in 2020. During law school, Eric was an Associate Student Coordinator of the Dispute Resolution Centre, represented Western Law at the Gale Cup, and was a member of the Law school’s hockey team.