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Eric D. Coleman

Eric D. Coleman



Eric Coleman handles a wide variety of complex business litigation, including commercial disputes, breach of contract claims, fraud claims, and shareholder derivative actions. Eric also represents a number of construction industry clients, including owners, contractors, and subcontractors, in litigation and arbitration involving construction liens, construction defects, project delay claims, and breach of contract disputes. He also counsels government contractors at the local, state, and federal levels on procurement and bid protests.

With an undergraduate degree in building science, construction management, from Auburn University, Eric understands the construction industry and its day-to-day challenges, enabling him to quickly and efficiently assess the client’s needs and situation and provide informed counsel.

Featured Insights


  • Served as second chair in jury trial representing two reinsurance companies in defense of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit alleging violations of the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act, the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, and other claims.
  • Represented U.S.-based consumer product manufacturer against a competitor in a federal action asserting common law and federal Lanham Act claims for trademark infringement, unfair competition and false advertising, and violations of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act relating to the online marketing, internet paid advertising, search engine optimization, and online reviews of the manufacturer’s product.
  • Represented real estate investors and developers in defense of a $12 million claim that also sought additional punitive damages.
  • Represented directional drilling company in multimillion-dollar counterclaim and arbitration related to differing site conditions on underground utility installation project.
  • Defended subcontractors in breach of contract and defective construction claims.
  • Represented national property restoration company in rewriting salvage and restoration contracts across all 50 states.

Speaking Engagements

  • “Who Is Your Employee? Issues Involving Adjunct and Part-Time Professors, Independent Contractors, Interns, and Athletes as Employees” (October 20, 2015)


  • The University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 2014)
  • Auburn University (B.S., 2011)
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida


  • Litigation Associate, Greenspoon Marder, P.A. (2016–2017)
  • Construction Litigation Associate, Baker Donelson (2014–2016)


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