Eric J. Hertz

Attorney

Eric J. Hertz

Eric J. Hertz is a double Board Certified Trial Attorney who has tried over 100 jury trials as Lead Attorney. He has collected multi-millions of dollars for his clients, including several record high verdicts. Eric James Hertz graduated cum laude from Hofstra University and is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law […]

Background

Eric J. Hertz is a double Board Certified Trial Attorney who has tried over 100 jury trials as Lead Attorney. He has collected multi-millions of dollars for his clients, including several record high verdicts.

Eric James Hertz graduated cum laude from Hofstra University and is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law in 1991.

Mr. Hertz is the Author of Nursing Home Abuse and Your Loved Ones 2016 and Co-Author: Punitive Damages in Georgia, 1997-2016; Co-Author: Georgia Law of Damages, 1998-2016; Co-Author: Georgia Law of Torts, Forms, all Published by Thomson-West. He is also the Author: Hertz’s Trial Notebook, Institute of Continuing Legal Education of Georgia. Co-Author: Verdict, “Punitive Damage Trial Preparation,” Fall, 1999; Verdict: “Representing David Against Goliath,” Summer, 2000, Published by Georgia Trial Lawyer Association.  He has also handled over 100 wrongful deaths & jury trials.

Accolades & Speaking Engagements

 


Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia

Atlanta Superlawyer, Rising Stars

Atlanta Superlawyer

Georgia Trend 2005 Top Attorney

The Legal Elite

GTLA – Community Service Award, 2011

Jezebel Magazine, The Distinction Series, 9th Anniversary Edition

Tuxedo Road Aug/Sept 2009

“Super Trial Lawyers,” Dade County Bar

Court TV guest speaker

“Record Verdicts,” Dade County Bar

“Trial Advocacy,” ICLE; “Trucking Litigation,” ICLE

Keynote Speaker, Georgia Trial Skills Clinic Seminar

“Closing Arguments That Work,” GTLA Annual Convention 2009

“Dram Shop & Punitive Damages”, 2011

“Jury Trial Seminar”, 2012

“Inside the Courtroom” ICLE 1996-2003

“Punitive Damages in Georgia” ICLE 1997-2016

“Proof of Damages” ICLE 1999-2016

“Torts of Sorts” ICLE 2000-2002

Member of the Melvin M. Belli Society

The American Association of Justice (AAJ)

Nursing Home Litigation Group