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Eric Stryker Joins Wilson Elser as Of Counsel in the Las Vegas Office

LAS VEGAS (April 4, 2011) – National law firm Wilson Elser has announced that Eric K. Stryker has joined the firm as of counsel in the firm’s Las Vegas office.

Mr. Stryker is a member of the firm’s national Medical Malpractice and Product Liability practice groups. He focuses his practice on medical malpractice defense, general liability defense, premises liability and tort litigation. He has extensive experience representing hospitals, medical groups, physicians and nurses in medical malpractice litigation and administrative matters. During his career he has successfully defended wrongful death claims, complex medical malpractice claims, and premises liability actions.

His experience includes successful representation of physicians and nurses in disciplinary matters before the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners and Nevada State Board of Nursing. He has also successfully defended physician staff privileges in hospital medical executive committee, peer review and credentialing matters.

Mr. Stryker has practiced law for 15 years in the state of Nevada, and tried medical malpractice and premises liability cases to verdict. He is experienced in resolving matters through alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and binding arbitration.

“We are thrilled to have Eric join Wilson Elser,” shared Michael M. Edwards, managing partner of the firm’s Las Vegas office. “He will not only enhance our Las Vegas office, but will bolster the national practice groups with which he is involved.”

Mr. Stryker is admitted to the State Bar of Nevada and the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Law section.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from State University of New York at Buffalo, and he graduated cum laude from Oklahoma City University School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree. While in law school, he was a member of the Order of Barristers, the Moot Court Board and the Law Review.

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