R+W Legal Consultants

Research + Writing Tools for Today's Litigators

Meet Eric

206_guys portraitsAs the founder of R+W Legal Consultants, Eric presents interactive CLE courses on legal research and writing, and he coaches attorneys on persuasive writing. He is also a professor of legal research and writing at Faulkner University, Jones School of Law. Prior to teaching, he practiced for seven years in complex business litigation at Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. His practice areas included class actions, business torts, and antitrust matters. He graduated magna cum laude from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Professor Voigt has published numerous articles on research and writing skills and business litigation.

  • Reducing Research Costs with Google Scholar, CBA Report (Cincinnati Bar Association, June 2014).

  • Explanatory Parentheticals Can Pack a Persuasive Punch, 45 McGeorge L. Rev. 269 (2014).

  • Defeating Class Certification Through the Superiority Requirement, The Brief (ABA, Jan. 2014).

  • The Superiority Requirement of Rule 23 Packs a Big Punch, The Young Lawyer (ABA, Feb. 2013).

  • Interactive Ways to Teach Cost-Effective Research Using Google Scholar and LexisNexis, The Law Teacher (Institute for Law Teaching & Learning, Fall 2012).

  • A Company’s Voluntary Refund Program for Consumers Can Be a Fair and Efficient Alternative to a Class Action, 31 Rev. Litig. 617 (2012).

  • Cleaving to Clients and Colleagues: Attorney Liability for Tortious Interference, The Young Lawyer (ABA, Jan. 2011).

  • Writing Tips to Make New Lawyers Shine, TortSource (ABA, Summer 2010).

  • Five Tips for the Persuasive Researcher, Newsletter of the Pretrial Practice & Discovery Committee (ABA, Summer 2009).

  • Driving Through the Dense Fog: Analysis of and Proposed Changes to Ohio Tortious Interference Law, 55 Clev. St. L. Rev. 339 (2007).

  • Reconsidering the Mythical Advantages of Cohabitation: Why Marriage Is More Efficient Than Cohabitation, 78 Ind. L.J. 1069 (2003).