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Eric L. Olavson

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Associate Attorney
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC
Meet the attorney
Licensed In
Maryland, Virginia
Practice Areas
Business, Family & Personal, Estate Planning, Intellectual Property*
About

Eric Olavson is an associate attorney at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC, focusing on litigation, intellectual property, government contracts, employment law, and business formation. He is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

Before joining Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, Mr. Olavson worked as a law clerk at Baker & Hostetler LLP, addressing government contracts issues, and as a legal intern at international jet-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce.

He earned his juris doctor from The George Washington University Law School. While there, he represented pro bono clients through Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics, sat on the university’s Moot Court Board, acted as staff editor of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal, and was awarded the Michael J. Avenatti Award for Excellence in Pre-Trial and Trial Advocacy. He also attended Brigham Young University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in English.

Why I Practice Law
I enjoy tackling and resolving complicated problems for my clients.
Fun Fact
I am an Eagle Scout and enjoy hiking.
  • * Also covering Intellectual Property matters for the following states:
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
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Professional background
Education
The George Washington University Law School

J.D. in Law, 2014

Brigham Young University

B.A. in English, 2007

Experience
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

Associate Attorney

2015-Present

The Shaffer Law Firm PLLC

Associate Attorney

2014-2015

Baker & Hostetler LLP

Law Clerk

2013-2014

Rolls-Royce

Legal Intern

2013

Axelson, Williamowsky, Bender & Fishman, P.C

Law Clerk

2013

District of Columbia Superior Court

Judicial Internship

2012

Associations
Virginia State Bar

Member

2014-Present

American Bar Association

Member

2014-Present

Meet the attorney

Licensed In
  • Maryland
  • ,
  • Virginia
Practice Areas
  • Business,
  • Family & Personal,
  • Estate Planning,
  • Intellectual Property*
About

Eric Olavson is an associate attorney at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC, focusing on litigation, intellectual property, government contracts, employment law, and business formation. He is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

Before joining Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, Mr. Olavson worked as a law clerk at Baker & Hostetler LLP, addressing government contracts issues, and as a legal intern at international jet-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce.

He earned his juris doctor from The George Washington University Law School. While there, he represented pro bono clients through Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics, sat on the university’s Moot Court Board, acted as staff editor of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal, and was awarded the Michael J. Avenatti Award for Excellence in Pre-Trial and Trial Advocacy. He also attended Brigham Young University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in English.

Why I Practice Law
I enjoy tackling and resolving complicated problems for my clients.
Fun Fact
I am an Eagle Scout and enjoy hiking.

Professional background

Education
The George Washington University Law School - J.D. in Law, 2014
Brigham Young University - B.A. in English, 2007
Experience
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC - Associate Attorney - 2015-Present
The Shaffer Law Firm PLLC - Associate Attorney - 2014-2015
Baker & Hostetler LLP - Law Clerk - 2013-2014
Rolls-Royce - Legal Intern - 2013
Axelson, Williamowsky, Bender & Fishman, P.C - Law Clerk - 2013
District of Columbia Superior Court - Judicial Internship - 2012
Associations
Virginia State Bar - Member - 2014-Present
American Bar Association - Member - 2014-Present
  • * Also covering Intellectual Property matters for the following states:
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
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