Eric Weisenburger
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Eric Weisenburger

Associate
weisenburger.eric@dorsey.com

Overview

Eric represents clients during complex commercial litigation and government contracting matters.

Eric is a trial associate in Dorsey’s office in Minneapolis. He represents clients in complex and high-stakes commercial litigation and government contracting matters. He has advised clients in the full range of government contracting issues, from helping them navigate the Federal Acquisition Regulations during the process of acquiring government contracting firms to conducting bid protests nationwide. He also helps government contractors ensure compliance with the complex network of federal and state rules to maintain eligibility while competing for and performing public contracts.

Eric also maintains a pro bono practice, including representing veterans and their families that were denied benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Eric is an editor of FCA Now, Dorsey & Whitney’s False Claims Act blog.

Education & Admissions

University of Minnesota Law School (Juris Doctor, 2016), cum laude

Drake University (Law, Politics, and Society, 2013), cum laude

Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Experience

Representative Experience

  • Advised healthcare client throughout multi-billion dollar bid protest action.
  • Successfully obtained remand at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims of a denial of benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the spouse of a veteran.
  • Represented government contractor during an investigation related to potential multi-million dollar False Claims Act issues.
  • Represented government contractors through bid protest actions.
  • Second-chaired one-week commercial litigation jury trial.
  • Successfully defended three-party arbitration.

Industries & Practices

Government Contracts Counseling & Litigation
Government Enforcement & Corporate Investigations
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Government Contracts Counseling & Litigation
  • Government Enforcement & Corporate Investigations

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • National Contract Manager Association – Twin Cities Chapter Board Member – 2017-2020

Accolades

  • Dorsey & Whitney – Scales of Justice Team Award (The World Ventilator Foundation), 2021

Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2020

  • Contributed more than 100 Challenge pro bono hours, 2020

    North Star Lawyer

  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2018 and 2020
Eric Weisenburger