Eric Sherburne is an attorney in our Banking & Finance group. Eric has over 20 years’ experience representing financial institutions regarding loan origination and loan enforcement as well as deposit and operations issues.

Eric’s focus is on the creditor-side bankruptcy practice and front-end loan financing projects. He regularly advises and advocates for business entities and individuals regarding business agreements, secured transactions, collections, bankruptcy, and credit-related issues, including:

  • Loan documentation
  • Commercial loan enforcement
  • Workout agreements
  • Creditors’ rights in bankruptcy
  • Foreclosure & replevin (repossession)
  • Uniform commercial code issues
  • Deposits and operations issues
  • Real estate litigation

Prior to joining Eckberg Lammers, Eric spent several years as a shareholder at Stein & Moore, P.A. in St. Paul, MN where he practiced in the areas of banking, bankruptcy, and collections. He is a graduate of The University of Texas School of Law.

Eric lives in the southeast metro. Outside the office, he enjoys travel, Geocaching, and inspecting taprooms.

Education & Admissions


University of Texas, Austin, TX
– J.D.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
– B.A. magna cum laude

Bar Admissions



U.S. District Court – District of Minnesota

U.S. District Court
– Western District of Wisconsin

U.S. District Court
– Eastern District of Wisconsin

U.S. District Court – District of North Dakota

U.S. District Court
– Northern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals
– Eighth Circuit

Affiliations & Involvement

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota State Bar Association
– Member, Bankruptcy Law Section

State Bar of Wisconsin
– Member

Washington County Bar Association
– Member

St. Croix Valley Bar Association
– Member



Minnesota Bankers Association Magazine

Why Use “Custom” Loan Documents?

In a recent article published by the Minnesota Bankers Association, Eric Sherburne shares why it is important for financial institutions to consider customizing loan documents instead of using standard “forms.”

Read the article

Minnesota Credit Union Network

Collections P2P – Spring 2022

Eric guided MnCUN’s first event of 2022 in relation to recent updates from the CFPB regarding debt collectors and social media.

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My goal is to help clients balance legal risk and business objectives so they can achieve their goals. To me, that involves listening, asking thoughtful questions, and delivering the right mix of options and guidance that results in clear pathways to pragmatic solutions.
Eric Sherburne