Eric has significant experience defending all types of professionals – including attorneys, architects, engineers, medical professionals, nursing homes and insurance professionals – in the New York and New Jersey courts. He also has extensive experience in representing insurers in coverage actions and defending contractors, developers, manufacturers and businesses in complex personal injury, property damage, product liability and construction matters.
While at Cardozo Law School, Eric clerked for the Honorable Charles Ramos, Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division, and participated in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program conducted by Professor Barry Scheck. At Tufts, he served as the sole intern for the President of the University, was the Sports Editor for the Tufts Daily, studied at City University in London, England and was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.
Associate, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn, 2004-Present
Associate, Newman Fitch Altheim Myers, P.C., 2001-2004
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
JD, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2001
BA, Tufts University, 1998
Obtained defense verdict at trial for claims for negligence and breach of contract in matter involving a historical residential cooperative apartment building in Manhattan.