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Eric J. Hager

Quito, Ecuador
Tel: (954) 622-0461
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Mr. Eric Hager is a Partner in the Firm’s Quito, Ecuador office.  His practice includes commercial fraud & forensic recovery, consumer finance litigation, general civil litigation, land use litigation, securities & financial regulatory litigation.

Mr. Hager’s experience in complex litigation is varied. He has participated in complex cases in a number of state and federal courts and has managed multinational teams on difficult discovery projects. Mr. Hager has also led or participated in appeals in multiple state and federal courts. He provides the Firm’s Latin American clients with assistance in cross-border transactions and negotiations.

Prior to focusing on commercial litigation and appeals, Mr. Hager spent over six years representing the Firm’s clients seeking to hold multinational corporations accountable for human rights abuses.

Before joining the Firm in 2009, he practiced as a commercial litigator, primarily working on consumer financial services matters in the Washington, D.C. office of a large national firm.

Mr. Hager is fluent in Spanish, resides in Quito, Ecuador and has traveled extensively throughout the region.

  • Columbia University School of Law, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Columbia University Journal of Environmental Law, Articles Editor
  • Fulbright Scholar, Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program, September 2002 to May 2003

Practice Areas


  • Columbia University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006
  • American University, Bachelor of Science, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts Bar, 2006
  • District of Columbia Bar, 2007
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2007
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2009
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010
  • District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, 2013


  • Spanish