Erick J. Poorbaugh

Phone: 804-823-7776

Fax: 804-977-2680


Office: Richmond VA

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Copyrights
  • Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights
  • Trademarks & Branding
  • Patents
  • Business

Erick J. Poorbaugh

Erick’s practice covers a wide variety of areas, ranging from personal injury to intellectual property. He has extensive experience working for the courts, during which he advised judges regarding a wide variety of legal issues. Prior to joining DBL, Erick served for several years as a staff attorney for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Erick has also interned for both a federal district judge and the Chief Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court.
During law school, Erick served as an editor on the Regent University Law Review and published a student note analyzing the Supreme Court’s then-recent ruling in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 557 U.S. 305 (2009). Erick graduated second in his class, summa cum laude. Erick’s awards included the Trustee’s Scholarship and the Professional Responsibility Award from the international legal honors society of Phi Delta Phi.
In addition to his work for the firm, Erick enjoys reading and visiting national parks and historic sites. In July 2018, Erick married the love of his life, and the two of them are excited to see what God has in store for them together.
  • Law School Attended: Regent University, summa cum laude
  • College Attended: George Mason University (BS, Economics), summa cum laude
  • Additional Degrees: Regent University (MA, Government), summa cum laude
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