Eric Waldman is a skilled litigator who has a strong track record of delivering successful results for his clients in the financial services, construction, real estate sectors and other industries.  He has represented numerous businesses, municipalities, and individuals in a variety of commercial litigation matters, which have included contractual disputes, business tort claims, fraudulent transactions, claims under the Uniform Commercial Code, creditors’ rights, employment disputes, trust and estate disputes and other business issues.  Mr. Waldman has represented financial institutions in banking and financial services matters, including joint deposit account issues, powers of attorney, levy and garnishment matters, and claims arising out of federal consumer protection statutes.  He has also represented property owners, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in construction litigation, including contractual disputes and claims to enforce mechanic’s liens.  Mr. Waldman has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in three jurisdictions and has litigated cases in Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, New York and New Jersey.

During 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
  • Construction Litigation

  • Corporate Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Commercial Landlord-Tenant Litigation

Practice Notes

  • Secured numerous favorable outcomes and settlements for a client bank to recover amounts relating to delinquent loans through litigation and the exercise of the bank’s security interests.
  • Secured several favorable outcomes and settlements for a student loan servicer client in defending claims by borrowers.
  • Successfully defended at trial a defamation lawsuit between members of a non-profit association.
  • 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.


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