Areas of Practice:

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction & Design
  • Corporate Formation
  • Insurance – Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance – Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability

Licensed In:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri

Eric A. Van Beber

Senior Statesman

Few attorneys can match the range and scope of experience held by Eric Van Beber. For more than two decades, he was a partner at Wallace Saunders. A natural leader, Eric helps make key decisions as the firm’s Co-Chair of the Construction Law Practice Group.

Eric has significant experience in federal and state court cases in construction disputes, products liability, insurance coverage, and a wide variety of personal injury lawsuits. For the past 20 years, Eric has handled cases for companies of all sizes, making him as versatile as he is knowledgeable. It’s the personal relationships and friendships he develops with his clients that drive his desire to be their advocate.


University of Missouri – Kansas City, J.D.

The University of Kansas, B.A., Business Administration

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Professional Practice

Wallace Saunders, 1993 – Present

  • Senior Statesman, Wallace Saunders, 2024 – Present
  • Of Counsel, Wallace Saunders, 2023
  • Partner, Wallace Saunders, 1998 – 2022
  • Associate, Wallace Saunders, 1993 – 1998
  • Co-Chair of Construction and Design Practice Group

Professional Licensure

  • Trial and appellate courts of Kansas and Missouri
  • U.S. District Court of Kansas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth and Eighth Districts

Professional Accomplishments

  • First chaired multiple jury trials in state and federal courts
  • Member, The Harmonie Group Construction Practice Group Committee
  • Multiple presentations to risk management regarding allocation of risk between contractors

Civic Activities

  • Committee member, Johnson County Kansas Ducks Unlimited Chapter
  • Club member, Rotary Club 13 Downtown Kansas City Chapter

Contact Eric

To connect with Eric, reach out via the below email address.