Eric N. Whitney

Eric N. Whitney represents companies and individuals in complex, high-stakes commercial litigation, appellate and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) matters involving intellectual property, securities and governance matters, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other regulatory investigations. He has experience with corporate finance transactions, consumer finance and banking, employment discrimination and harassment, National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) proceedings, real estate, antitrust, bankruptcy, fraud, class action and general business and contract disputes. He has tried jury, non-jury and arbitration cases to decision and argued hearings in state and federal courts throughout Texas, as well as in New York, Ohio, Illinois, Virginia, Tennessee, California, Louisiana, Oklahoma, West Virginia and other jurisdictions.

Eric's practice emphasizes the representation of financial institutions in a range of significant litigation, class action and regulatory matters. He has represented businesses in labor and employment disputes, including non-compete and theft of trade secrets cases against employees and competitors, and has also represented businesses, real estate investment funds, and partnerships in sizeable contract and commercial disputes.

Eric served as general counsel and secretary to a Dallas-based transportation and logistics software development company where he initiated and oversaw all of the company's legal activities, including corporate governance, securities, regulatory compliance, litigation, commercial transactions, intellectual property and board matters, as well as managing human resources, finance and operations functions.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Government Litigation, 3) Class Action Litigation, 4) Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group and 5) Antitrust litigation
Law School J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1992
Admitted Year 1992
Education B.A., Political Science, Duke University, 1989
Bar Member / Association State Bar of New York, State Bar of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Most recent firm Greenberg Traurig LLP
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