Combining experience in trial and appellate litigation, public and private law, and civil and criminal cases, Eric Palmer represents clients in a broad range of litigation matters in state and federal courts. He has worked on securities and corporate governance disputes, consumer class actions, and investigations brought by the United States Department of Justice. Eric has drafted merits and amicus briefs filed in appellate and trial courts, including the United States Supreme Court and the Sixth and Eleventh Circuits.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Eric clerked for Chief Judge William H. Pryor on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He also served as Assistant Solicitor General of Alabama, where he argued constitutional appeals before the Eleventh Circuit and the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.
- Yale University (J.D. 2017); University of Pittsburgh (M.A. 2014; Mellon Fellow); Pomona College (B.A. magna cum laude 2007; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Ohio, Alabama, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
- Special Counsel to Senator Lindsey Graham, Senate Judiciary Committee (2020); Assistant Solicitor General, Alabama (2017-2018)
- Law Clerk to Chief Judge William H. Pryor, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (2018-2019)