Eddie’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and labor and employment law. Representing a diverse range of clients, Eddie has litigated complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts concerning breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, and state and federal RICO claims. Eddie also represents and provides counseling and advisory services to employers and individuals in both New York and California on a broad range of labor and employment-related matters in a wide variety of industries.  Eddie has substantial experience conducting investigations and defending claims of employment misclassification, wage theft, hostile work environment, discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sex, age, and disability, and related labor law violations; and providing counsel and advice concerning compliance with state and federal labor and employment laws.

Before joining Glenn Agre Bergman & Fuentes, Eddie was an associate of Kasowitz Benson Torres and secondment counsel at KfW Bankengruppe in Frankfurt, Germany.

Eddie has represented:

  • Douglas Elliman Real Estate in a class action suit involving claims of employment misclassification, failure to pay wages, and related labor law claims.
  • A financial services company in defending claims of unfair competition and trademark infringement arising out of purported brand confusion.
  • A former executive of a national paper manufacturer in negotiating a post-termination separation agreement.
  • Numerous companies in state and federal proceedings alleging discrimination against consumers on the basis of disability under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Numerous companies in internal investigations concerning allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination brought against supervisors and C-level executives.
  • A major fashion brand in numerous arbitrations arising out of termination of former executives.
  • Crazy Maple Studio, an app developer and publisher, in resolving an EEOC proceeding alleging racial discrimination and retaliatory termination by a former writer.
  • A major law firm in a series of California state proceedings concerning racial, sexual orientation, age, and disability discrimination claims.

CREDENTIALS

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., cum laude, 2007

ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California