(949) 226-7040 (Main Office, Newport Beach)

Eric Thorson


Eric has been a defense lawyer in California and in Colorado since the early 1990s. He has nearly 20 years of construction-related defense experience, handling site accident claims, construction contract disputes, and construction defect claims where he has defended developers, general contractors, and subcontractors (representing companies in every trade common to residential construction). He has also defended several trades sued in the commercial construction defect arena, including plumbers, framers, concrete subcontractors, and water proofers. Eric’s vast litigation experience includes the defense of insureds sued for personal injuries related to product failures, auto and truck collisions, slip/trip and fall incidents, and even dog bite cases. Finally, Eric has defended insurance professionals in negligence claims, and commercial property owners sued for ADA violations.


University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, CO – JD, 1989

Hastings College, Hastings, NE – BA, 1985


California 1991

Colorado 1993

4100 Newport Place Drive
Suite 840
Newport Beach, CA 92660
 (949) 226-7040
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