Erik’s practice focuses on civil litigation, toxic tort, transportation law and products liability defense. He is often called on to defend complex, high exposure cases for clients. Prior to joining Knight Nicastro, Erik was a senior associate at Brown & James, P.C., where he successfully defended clients in complex products liability matters, professional liability claims, construction lawsuits and transportation law. He has also represented a number of companies in asbestos litigation and acted as national coordinating counsel for a large manufacturing company. Erik is active in both the Kansas City Bar and local community and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • Transportation
  • Design and Construction
  • Environmental, Natural Resources and Toxic Tort Law
  • Civil and Tort Litigation
  • Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States Court for the Eastern District of Minnesota


Kansas City Office 304 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105


  • University of Kansas, J.D., 2008
  • Concordia College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2005

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