Stephan Eriksson is recognised for his outstanding contentious work involving mass disaster litigations and proceedings within US state and federal courts.
After graduating from Uppsala University (LLM) in 1987 Stephan Eriksson clerked at Gävle district court. He then went into private practice and became a member of the Swedish Bar in 1992. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Association for Justice (AAJ). He is a member of the European Air Law Association. As chair of PEOPIL Aviation EEG, he regularly organises aviation seminars with McGill University.
In 2003 he took a year-long sabbatical, during which he studied aviation and space law at the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he received a postgraduate certificate. He regularly lectures on aviation law at McGill University. He also regularly lectures on aviation law at Linköping University in Sweden.
Since the early 1990s Mr Eriksson has been practising tort law in the United States; during this time he has been involved in numerous law proceedings within the US state and federal courts, primarily Sweden-oriented matters.
Stephan Eriksson is specialised in aviation mass disaster litigation and has worked on several accidents, including the Air France Concorde flight AF 4590.