Eric Waldman has represented numerous businesses, municipalities, and individuals in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including contractual disputes, business tort claims, fraudulent transactions, and other business disputes. He has also represented financial institutions in banking and financial services matters, including fraudulent banking transactions, Uniform Commercial Code claims, unauthorized securities trading, and claims under federal consumer protection laws. Prior to joining the firm in October 2016, Mr. Waldman practiced in New York where he represented clients in New York state and federal courts, as well as the American Arbitration Association and FINRA Dispute Resolution.

While in law school, Mr. Waldman served as an executive editor of the Syracuse Science and Technology Law Reporter and judicial extern for Judge Eugene H. Austin of the New Jersey Superior Court in Bergen County.

Practice Focus

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Banking & Debtor/Creditor Litigation

Practice Notes

  • Successfully defended private bank against a customer’s unauthorized trading claims in a federal court bench trial. Represented one of the largest financial institutions in the U.S. in dozens of banking and credit card disputes.
  • FINRA Arbitration award of $3.6 million to client investor relating to options and swaps trading claims against broker-dealer.
  • Successfully defended magazine publisher in suit by former senior executive alleging breach of contract and demanding payment of severance compensation.
  • Secured favorable settlements for private bank in customer arbitrations relating to trading losses incurred during the 2008 financial crisis.
  • Represented individuals and corporations in 28 U.S.C. § 1782 applications to obtain discovery in aid of non-U.S. criminal and civil proceedings.

Publications

  • Note, Going Straight: Whether P2P Technology Can Be Legitimized in the Wake of the Grokster Decision, 15 SYRACUSE SCI. & TECH. L. REP. 1 (2006).