Over the years, healthcare has consistently been one of the most controversial and active areas of interest to all stakeholders. On behalf of his clients, Eric successfully lobbied for legislation that was aimed at bending the healthcare cost curve downward to ensure greater access to high quality health insurance and medical care.
Notably, Eric was highly instrumental in lobbying for the advancement of legislation on electronic medical records, a more balanced system for medical malpractice cases, enhanced chronic disease management and the proper development of Connecticut’s health insurance exchange (as required by the Federal Affordable Care Act).
Eric also has significant experience consulting and advising on healthcare marketplace and exchange related issues, having represented one of the nation’s premiere private health insurance exchanges.
Additionally, he has successfully lobbied lawmakers to reject numerous legislative and regulatory proposals that would have increased healthcare costs and made access to insurance and medical care more elusive.
Eric’s lobbying expertise is not limited only to healthcare issues. Eric also has vast experience lobbying such varied issues as taxes, state budget matters, labor rules and costs, education reform, campaign finance, ethics and transportation matters.
Professional and Educational Background
Eric has served as chief healthcare lobbyist and in-house counsel to The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, Inc.
Prior to that role, Eric was an attorney with the law firm of Pullman & Comley, LLC. While at the firm, Eric practiced in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and municipal finance.
Eric received his JD from The University of Connecticut School of Law and he received his BA from The University of Connecticut (Cum Laude).
As a part of Eric’s involvement with his community, Eric is an active volunteer with the March of Dimes. He has also been appointed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy as a Commissioner of the Connecticut Judicial Selection Commission.
Eric is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and he is a former member of its governing body, the House of Delegates.
Eric George Group, LLC is an active member of both The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, Inc. and the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce.