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Bar and Court Admissions
  • The State of Illinois (2020)
  • The State of Missouri (2021)
  • The State of Texas (2021)
Education
  • University of Oklahoma – B.S. in Philosophy (2015)
  • Universidad Pontificia Comillas – E.U. Human Rights and Business Law (2017)
  • University of Oxford, St. Hugh’s College – Trial Advocacy (2018)
  • DePaul University College of Law – J.D. (2019)
Languages Spoken
  • French (conversational)
  • Russian
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Eric Cracken

Attorney

Chicago, IL

Eric W. Cracken joined TorHoerman Law to work alongside his friend and mentor, Jacob Plattenberger, in our Chicago office. Despite being the youngest member of our trial team, his unique experience and skill set has made him a competent and passionate advocate for those injured by the tortious acts of others. https://www.torhoermanlaw.com/team/eric-cracken/

At TorHoerman Law, Eric is a member of our trial team, which focuses in nationwide, complex litigations such as Diacetyl, Juul/E-Cigarettes Sports Concussions, various product liability mass torts, and, catastrophic injury and death cases. Eric specializes in litigation, discovery, litigation finance and client acquisition.

Professional Life

At TorHoerman Law, Eric is a member of our trial team, which focuses in nationwide, complex litigations such as Diacetyl, Juul/E-Cigarettes Sports Concussions, various product liability mass torts, and, catastrophic injury and death cases. Eric specializes in litigation, discovery, litigation finance, and client acquisition..

Notable Cases & Results

  • Diacetyl (Popcorn Lung)– Co-Leads in all Diacetyl litigation for TorHoerman Law.  Litigation is currently on-going.  Previous settlements and verdicts have exceeded $5,000,000.00 to date.
  • JUUL E-Cigarette (EVALI)– Products Liability Litigation, JCCP No. 5052. Assists in the day-to-day client management for TorHoerman Law. Litigation is currently on going.
  • Sports Concussions (CTE) – Co-Leads in all Sports Concussion litigation for TorHoerman Law. These cases are pending.

I’m not as fat and ugly as I look in this photo

Personal Life

Eric was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He now lives in the Loop of Chicago with his two dogs: Rosie and Wrigley.

Before deciding to pursue a career as a litigator, Eric was interested in being a Broadway performer. He spent two and a half years studying Acting and Vocal Performance at Oklahoma City University, a well-renowned performing arts college; and spent his Summer’s in New York auditioning for shows and honing his craft.

Eric traded in performing on a stage to performing in a courtroom.

 

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