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Eric D. Holland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Holland Law Firm
211 N Broadway, Suite 2625
St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: 314-241-8111
Fax: 314-241-5554
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Missouri Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Transportation/Maritime, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Eric Holland is a trial attorney.  He limits his practice to railroad and transportation accidents, mass torts, class actions, and other complex litigation.  He has litigated cases throughout the United States and obtained a host of record-setting jury verdicts and settlements.  Eric has handled and tried FELA cases across the country, amassing a long list of jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of railroad and maritime workers injured, maimed, and killed on the job.  He is also a leader in the national and local complex litigation bar.  He has been appointed by courts or elected by his peers to a variety of leadership positions in mass tort and class action matters including lead counsel, co-lead counsel, steering committee and executive committee posts in cases involving pharmaceuticals, product liability, banking, insurance, mass railroad crashes, and oil and other toxic torts.  Eric is regularly called upon to speak on railroad, maritime and complex litigation issues, lecturing frequently all across the country and having shared the podium with some of the country's leading trial attorneys, academicians and judges. He is an active member of several bar associations including the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA), is designated legal counsel for a national labor union, and works on behalf of local legal services organization.  Eric has been honored as a Super Lawyer since 2006, has received the "AV Preeminent" distinction from Martindale, has been noted as a "Top Rated Lawyer", and has been named a "Top 100 Trial Attorney" for several years.

About Eric D. Holland

First Admitted: 1991, Missouri

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  • Mr. Holland has obtained a number of record-setting verdicts and settlements. These include $4.69 billion for 22 cancer victims in 2018, which was recognized by the National Law Journal as the Verdict of the Year, the largest FELA railroad verdict in the history of the State of Missouri in the amount of $17 Million, the largest railroad verdicts for three consecutive years in Missouri (2000 to 2003), the largest railroad verdict in the history of the State of Florida in the amount of $4 Million.  He has also obtained dozens and dozens of 7-, 8- and 9-figure settlements during his career.**Past results are no guarantee of a result in any case as each case must be judged on its own merits. 


  • Top Lawyer--Railroad, Toxic Torts and Complex Litigation, Detroit Business Magazine
  • Selected to the law review in law school., St. Louis University Law Journal
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale Attorney Rating Service

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Designated Legal Counsel-American Train Dispatchers Assoc.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri volunteer, 1991-1998;  Member, Steering Committee, The Midwest Innocence Project;  Member, Steering Committee, The Ronald McDonald House Charities Capital Campaign.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Past Member, Board of Governors, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys;  Sustaining Member, American Association of Justice;  Licensed in Missouri, Illinois, and Michigan state and federal courts; Admitted to federal and state courts in Texas, Ohio, Colorado, Florida and others.
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Office Location for Eric D. Holland

211 N Broadway
Suite 2625
St. Louis, MO 63102

Last Updated: 7/6/2022

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