Eric Boylan




Eric Boylan is an associate in Locke Lord’s Houston office where he focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation. He provides dispute-resolution expertise to plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of areas including commercial contract cases, internal investigations, insurance litigation, and insolvency litigation.

Representative Experience

  • Lead associate for internal investigation into potential SEC violations at Nasdaq-traded hospitality corporation arising from related-party transactions
  • Defended multinational food-services franchising company in international arbitration against licensor
  • Defended multiple insurance providers in state and federal courts against claims arising from bad-faith coverage allegations
  • Assisted in conducting investigation and self-disclosure to Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) regarding unlicensed export of crime controlled “ankle monitor” offender tracking devices
  • Defended leading oil and gas company against vendor-filed lien claims and secured favorable settlement for company
  • Represented creditor groups in complex Chapter 11 restructuring proceedings

Professional History

  • Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Andrew S. Hanen, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (2017-2018)
  • Captain, Active Duty - Field Artillery Officer, U.S. Army (2008-2014)