R. ERIC CRAIG
Eric Craig has represented fortune 100 companies, as well as small and medium size businesses and individuals, and his experience can be traced back to work within one of Kentucky’s largest law firms, as well as to government service as the former Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel of the Kentucky Department of Revenue. While at the Department of Revenue Eric oversaw the day-to-day operations, and, as General Counsel, Eric directly supervised all of the Department’s litigation matters. Eric also supervised the Division of Protest Resolution where he fought to resolve tax disputes before they went to litigation. In this capacity, Eric had direct responsibility for settlement of disputed tax matters and held conferences with hundreds of taxpayers over his tenure. Eric reported to the Governor and drafted opinions on the interpretation of Kentucky tax law and regulations, as well as drafted and reviewed proposed regulations and statutes.
Eric’s practice benefits from the unique perspective he gained while working at the Department of Revenue, and his practice is now concentrated in the area of debtor creditor law. In that capacity he has represented hundreds of clients, both on the debtor side of Chapter 11 reorganization, and on the creditor side, where he has overseen thousands of tax lien collection matters across the Commonwealth. Eric also brings diverse life experiences to Weber Rose. He served the United States as a Perishing II Nuclear Missile Crewmember in West Germany during the height of the cold war, he’s an accomplished singer who’s performed on national and international stages, and most importantly, he is a father of five children.
J. Reuban Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University, Class 2001; Associate Editor, BYU Journal of Public Law.
University of Louisville, Class of 1998; Dean’s List; Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society; & Eta Sigma Phi Classical Language Honors Society.
Professional and Community Activities
United States Army
American Bar Association, Member
Louisville Bar Association, Member
J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Louisville, Kentucky Chapter, Chair
Down Syndrome of Louisville
Barbershop Harmony Society (Louisville Thoroughbred Chorus, Kentucky Vocal Union)
Graduate Research Fellowship Award, BYU School of Law, 2001
J. Reuben Clark Research & Writing Award, 2001
Key Practice Areas
Tax Lien Foreclosure Litigation
State & Local Taxation
Real Estate Litigation
Admitted to Practice
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Bankruptcy E.D.Ky.
U.S. Bankruptcy W.D.Ky.