Eric Gruetzner Of Counsel




Eric Gruetzner defends insurance carriers and insured parties in general liability and premises liability, automobile liability and products liability litigation. He also has defended insurance companies in first-party litigation alleging bad faith claims handling, conducted fraud investigations and examinations under oath, and represented business clients in contract and property disputes. Eric has tried numerous lawsuits to verdict and has extensive experience in civil, criminal and family law.

Eric has a breadth of real estate E&O defense experience managing and resolving claims on behalf of large national property management and brokerage firms as well as litigating disputes throughout the United States on behalf of real estate brokers, appraisers, title abstractors, home inspectors, insurance brokers, managing agents and broker-dealers. In addition to efficiently managing claims, he assists our real estate professionals in licensing and regulatory matters as well as navigating complex contractual issues, leases and agency agreements; performing due diligence related to acquisitions; helping to ensure fair housing and other applicable statutory and/or local code and regulatory compliance. Eric’s experience in the insurance and real estate industries results in spot-on analysis of liability and exposure and effective resolution strategies.

Areas of Focus

Automobile Liability
Eric defends insureds and insurance carriers in suits arising from auto accidents, ranging from special investigations to catastrophic injury cases. 

General Liability
Eric defends companies and individuals in a variety of personal injury suits arising under premises and CGL policies as well as homeowners and excess policies. 

Insurance Coverage
Eric has authored coverage opinions and led investigations into coverage, including fraudulent and non-covered claims.