As an experienced commercial litigator, Eric Sparks routinely assists clients in the resolution of their disputes through client counseling and ultimately trials, binding arbitration proceedings or private mediation.
Clients appreciate Eric’s thoughtful yet practical approach to resolving disputes, and he is skilled at counseling businesses on how to avoid litigation. For those cases that do end up in a courtroom or before an arbitration panel, Eric is a passionate and experienced advocate for his clients’ interests.
Eric handles a wide variety of complex matters for middle-market and family-owned businesses in a diverse range of industries, as well as high net worth individuals. His experience includes:
Having been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation by Illinois Super Lawyers and also by Crain's Chicago Business as a "Notable Gen X Leaders in Law" for 2022, Eric is an active member of the American Bar Association. For years, he has served as an editor for the newsletter of its Construction Litigation Committee, and has previously served as co-chair of the Subcommittee on Mediation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Mechanics Liens, Guest Lecturer, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Construction Law Course, April 19, 2017