At noon on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, by Zoom, Eric Barber will return to present the Civil Law update of United States Supreme Court cases.

Eric is the Senior Legal Counsel for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Prior to his current position, Eric served as corporate counsel for Renaissance Learning, a software and analytics company focused on K-12 educational assessment and student growth. Prior to joining Renaissance, Eric worked on appellate matters at a large international law firm, Perkins Coie, before moving to Milwaukee-based, Michael Best and Friedrich.

While at Perkins Coie, Eric represented corporations, as well as organizations such as the ACLU and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, on appeals (both on the merits and as amicus) in various appellate courts around the country, including the United States Supreme Court, the Second and Seventh Circuits, and the California and Wisconsin Supreme Courts. Prior to entering private practice, Eric clerked for the Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Shirley Abrahamson, as well as for the Honorable Richard Wesley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.