RALEIGH, N.C., — Smith Moore Leatherwood has recently expanded the firm's litigation practice group with the additions of Eric Snider in Raleigh, N.C., and Colin Tarrant in Wilmington, N.C. Both associates bring substantial experience to the firm's commercial litigation practice and complex products-liability practice.
"Both Eric and Colin are experienced and practical litigators," said Rob Marcus, chairman of the firm's management committee. "They are strong additions to our litigation group, and we are excited to have them with us."
Eric A. Snider
Snider joins Smith Moore Leatherwood's Raleigh office. His practice focuses on a wide range of pre-trial activities, including motion practice, taking depositions and conducting document collections, reviews and production. Before joining Smith Moore Leatherwood, Snider practiced at an Am Law 100 law firm in the Midwest. He also has experience representing pharmaceutical and consumer good manufacturers in complex products-liability lawsuits across the country.
Snider received his bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas, with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, in 2002 and received his juris doctor, with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law in 2007.
Colin J. Tarrant
Tarrant joins Smith Moore Leatherwood's Wilmington office. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, including real estate and land use/zoning actions, title insurance claims, contract and insurance disputes, banking and foreclosure actions, landlord-tenant matters and products-liability cases.
Tarrant graduated from North Carolina State University and from the New England School of Law, where he was a two-year member of the school's Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition team.