Eric was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989. He has been named by Best Lawyers International as Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation, Toronto, in 2018 and 2022, and is recognized annually as a Best Lawyer in Canada in Personal Injury and Insurance Law. Eric continues to be recognized by Lexpert as a leading practitioner in personal injury law. He has attained an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Eric is the 2019 recipient of the Canadian Defence Lawyers (CDL) Lee Samis Award for distinguished service. His entire legal career has been spent acting for insurers in litigation matters, both in defence and in subrogation matters. Eric and his partners founded the firm Zarek Taylor Grossman Hanrahan LLP in 1997 as a six-lawyer firm, and today, is 50+ lawyers strong. ZTGH has been consistently recognized by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s top ten insurance defence boutiques since 2017. Eric has appeared as counsel at mediations, pre-arbitration hearings, arbitrations, and appeals, and was fortunate to have won a decision at the Supreme Court of Canada, securing a decision from the Bench at the time of oral hearing, in Zurich v. Chubb  2 SCR 134, in April 2015.