Erik is an Intellectual Property attorney with a background in nuclear engineering, engineering physics, and mathematics. He is also a registered professional engineer (PE) in Nuclear Engineering in the state of Pennsylvania. Prior to pursuing a law degree, Erik worked as a nuclear engineer designing nuclear power plants. Erik worked on the designs of advanced Pressurized Water Reactors, Boiling Water Reactors, and Small Modular Reactors. Erik also supported operating nuclear power plants during refueling outages.
Certification and Bar Admissions
Registered Patent Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Pennsylvania Professional Engineer – Nuclear Engineering (PE085681)
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2019 J.D.
Law Review, Research Editor
National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court 2018 (Best Brief Runner-Up)
University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, 2015 M.E.
Major: Nuclear Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 2009 B.S.
Major: Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics; Mathematics
Past Employment Positions
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Legal Extern, January – April 2018
Westinghouse Electric Company, Senior Engineer, July 2009 – June 2016
Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant, Probabilistic Risk Assessment Intern, May – August 2008
American Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
American Nuclear Society