01: Attorneys

Eric K. Falk

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    (412) 261-5708
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    (412) 261-5710
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U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


Since 1988, Eric K. Falk has concentrated his practice in the area of toxic tort litigation, defending both Fortune 500 companies and regional businesses against allegations of various diseases due to exposures to asbestos, silica, coal tar pitch volatiles, and a variety of chemicals and solvents, including benzene, toluene, xylene, coal tar pitch, isocyanates and various other aromatic and chlorinated hydrocarbons.

Eric has handled cases involving a wide variety of disease claims, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, various forms of leukemia, lymphomas, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, colon cancer, toxic encephalopathy and other neurological deficits. He has represented his clients in a variety of jurisdictions, including Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Texas, Washington, Minnesota, Tennessee, New York, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Arkansas.

Eric was Vice Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee. He is a past chair of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Industrywide Litigation Committee, and a past newsletter editor for the DRI Toxic Tort Committee. Eric has been a speaker/presenter at various DRI and ABA asbestos and toxic tort seminars. He has also authored or co-authored many articles for his organization’s publications.

Eric is an avid photographer, particularly in the areas of street photography, street portraits, urban architecture and cityscapes. His photography has been exhibited through PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury VT, and in Pittsburgh, including a 3-month-long exhibition in the lobby of the U.S. District Court House for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

In November of 2023, Eric’s work will be on display at the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts in Providence, RI, and will be published in LensWork magazine’s print and online editions. For more information about his photography, visit www.ericfalkphotostories.com


University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh PA   (J.D. 1984)
The American University, Washington, D.C.    (B.S. with Honors, 1981)

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