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Eric Anderson is a general practitioner. He devotes a large amount of his practice to acting as general counsel to not-for-profit organizations, Illinois park districts, and closely held for-profit corporations. Eric also specializes in estate planning and estate administration, including probate.

Eric represents his business and individual clients in a wide variety of legal matters including organizing and incorporating; mergers and acquisitions; employment contracts, disputes, employee handbook drafting, and litigation of employment related matters such as discrimination charges at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Illinois Department of Human Right and Human Rights Commission; real estate purchases, sales, foreclosures, condemnations, and developments, including those funded with governmental grants; drafting and negotiating contracts for goods and services; litigation; appellate practice; insurance coverage; bond issues; estate tax planning and estate and income tax return preparation; estate planning, including charitable giving, and estate administration.

He was born and raised in Michigan, and began the practice of law there in 1993 with the Law Office of Tat Parish. He practiced with the Chicago law firm of Overgaard & Davis from 1995 to 2005, becoming a partner in 2001. Eric joined Stahl Cowen Crowley in 2005 and subsequently co-founded Staub Anderson LLC in 2008.


  • Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School
    • J.D. – 1993
  • Florida State University
    • B.S. – 1989

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1993
  • Illinois, 1994

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Who's Who, 2001-2002 Edition, Legal Services
  • Crystal Lake Park District, Commissioner


  • Who’s Who, Legal Services, 2001 – 2002

Published Works

  • "The Long Reach of Illinois' Long-Arm Statute: The Catch-all provision", Illinois Bar Journal, Vol. 84, No. 10, pgs. 504-507, 1996
  • "Legal Malpractice statute of limitations-unanswered questions", Illinois Bar Journal, Vol. 85, No. 3, pg. 107, 1997
  • "Living trusts as a means to save estate taxes and avoid probate", (Co-Author), Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Newsletter, Vol. 43, No.6, 1999

Past Positions

  • Stahl Cowen LLC, 2005 to 2008
  • Chicago law firm of Overgaard & Davis, 1994 to 2005
  • Law Office of Tat Parish, 1990 to 1994