Eric C. Jones brings his 15 years of diverse and extensive litigation and transactional experience to Fleming Yatooma & Borowicz, where his practice will focus on all aspects of business litigation and real estate transactions. Mr. Jones is an aggressive and zealous advocate for his clients, placing a strong emphasis on efficiency, consistent client communication, and exceeding client expectations.
Prior to joining Fleming Yatooma & Borowicz, Mr. Jones practiced at large, multi-state and multi-national commercial litigation firms, independently managing voluminous and diverse dockets from inception through trial. He has successfully represented Fortune 500 Companies in complex commercial litigation and products liability cases throughout the country. Mr. Jones has also represented national and local lenders in banking litigation and real estate transactional matters, as well as prominent national builders and developers in construction, zoning and land use matters. He has also served as general counsel for a large Southeast Michigan corporation, handling a broad range of legal matters, including complex business litigation and residential construction matters. In his capacity as general counsel, Mr. Jones handled all aspects of internal business operations, including negotiating and drafting employment agreements, non-competition agreements, and commercial contracts, as well as providing general legal counsel to upper management and the CEO.
Mr. Jones obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, graduating with honors and twice earning distinction as a James B. Angell scholar. Mr. Jones then obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the Wayne State University Law School, where he earned academic honors as a Bronze Key and Faculty Award recipient. During law school, Mr. Jones proudly served as the Moot Court National Team brief writer. He continues to participate in the Moot Court program at Wayne State Law, regularly serving as a volunteer judge for the annual Moot Court competition.
In addition to his busy practice, Mr. Jones serves his community through pro bono work, student mentoring programs and charitable endeavors. Mr. Jones regularly serves as a mentor at the Wayne County Circuit Court Law Day, providing instruction and insight to local high school students participating in the Law Day mock oral argument. He also volunteered at the Wayne State Free Legal Aid Clinic, offering legal advice and representation to low income Wayne County residents. He is also an active participant in a charity that facilitates and coordinates recreational activities for children and adults with serious developmental disabilities and neurological disorders.