Erik W. Weibust

Mr. Weibust is a partner in the Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including the representation of companies and their officers and directors in all aspects of litigation and pre-litigation counseling. Mr. Weibust regularly represents clients in disputes involving trade secrets and restrictive covenants, shareholder disputes, consumer class actions, and claims of unfair competition, fraud, and commercial disparagement, among other things. He also counsels clients with respect to the implementation, use, and enforcement of non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants, and the protection of trade secrets and proprietary information. Mr. Weibust has successfully obtained and defended preliminary and permanent injunctions in several jurisdictions, and has valuable trial and appellate experience.

Mr. Weibust is a member of several practice groups at Seyfarth Shaw that illustrate his various areas of expertise: Commercial Litigation, Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes, Securities & Financial Litigation, Commercial Class Action Defense, and Franchise, Dealer & Distributor Disputes. He is also an active member of the firm's national, cross-departmental Fraud & Abuse, False Claims and Internal Investigations Team, and he is a regular contributor to the Trade Secrets Blog (www.tradesecretslaw.com). Mr. Weibust currently serves as co-chair of Seyfarth’s Boston office Pro-Bono Committee, where he coordinates many of the Boston office’s pro-bono and charitable activities.

The New England Super Lawyers publication and Boston Magazine have recognized Mr. Weibust as a “Rising Star” each year from 2008 through the present.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Weibust served as a law clerk to the Honorable Peter W. Hall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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Areas of Practice 1) Trade Secrets, 2) Computer Fraud & Non-Competes, 3) Social Media, 4) Securities & Financial Litigation, 5) Franchise & Distribution Litigation, 6) Counseling and Dispute Resolution, 7) Contract Disputes, 8) Commercial Litigation and 9) Commercial Class Action Defense
Law School Northeastern University School of Law ( J.D.)
Education University of Vermont (B.A., 2002)
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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