Eric L. Harry

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Eric L. Harry
Born (1958-12-02) December 2, 1958 (age 58)[1]
Ocean Springs, Mississippi, U.S.[1]
Occupation Author, lawyer[1]
Language English
Nationality American[1]
Education Marion Military Institute[1]
Marine Military Academy (1976)[1]
Vanderbilt University (BA 1980)[1]
Vanderbilt Graduate School of Management (MBA 1983)[1]
Vanderbilt School of Law (JD 1984)[1]
Period 1991-2000[1]
Genre Fiction
Notable works Arc Light (1994)
Invasion (2000)
Spouse Marina (wife)[1]
Children 2 sons, 1 daughter[1]

Eric L. Harry (born December 2, 1958) is an American author and lawyer, best known for his novels Arc Light and Invasion. In addition, he has also written Society of the Mind, along with Protect and Defend.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Harry was born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi on December 2, 1958, and grew up in Laurel, Mississippi. He attended the Marion Military Institute and the Marine Military Academy. He also attended Vanderbilt University, earning a B.A. there in 1980, earned his MBA from the Vanderbilt Graduate School of Management in 1983, and earned his JD in 1984 from the Vanderbilt School of Law.[1]


Harry practiced mergers and acquisitions law in Houston, Texas as an associate at Bracewell & Patterson (now Bracewell & Giuliani), and a partner for Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin, and as a Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Apache Corporation, a Senior Vice President and General Counsel of El Paso Exploration and Production Company, and an Executive Vice President of Acquisitions, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Sheridan Production Partners, which he co-founded upon leaving El Paso in 2006. Harry is retiring from the practice of law in 2014 to resume his writing career.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Harry is married to his wife, Marina and has two sons and one daughter.[1]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Eric L. Harry". Archived from the original on June 23, 2008. Retrieved June 23, 2008. 

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