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Eric Epstein

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

New York, NY, USA


A PARTNER IN THE TRIAL DEPARTMENT, ERIC HELPS CLIENTS MANAGE COMPLEX COMMERCIAL LITIGATION MATTERS AND INVESTIGATIONS.

Eric has over 10 years of litigation experience. He has first-chaired trials in federal and state courts.

Eric also is the lead author of a legal treatise, The Bank Examination Privilege (American Bar Association 2017). The Bank Examination Privilege explains the federal and state laws that shield confidential Reports of Examination (ROEs) and related communications.

Eric also serves as an adjunct instructor at Columbia University School of Law, where he teaches legal writing and oral advocacy.

Experience

Eric joined Dorsey & Whitney as an associate in 2007, after previously practicing for four years at another New York firm. Eric became a partner at Dorsey in 2011. He handles matters in the areas of banking law, regulatory compliance and consumer financial services. In these areas, his experience includes trial practice, oral argument, brief-writing, depositions, and complex electronic discovery.

Eric also is the lead author of a legal treatise, The Bank Examination Privilege (American Bar Association 2017). The Bank Examination Privilege explores the evidentiary privilege that protects information related to bank examinations. Eric also is the editor of the blog of Dorsey’s Consumer Financial Services Practice Group, the Consumer Financial Services Legal Update. In addition, Eric has served since 2011 as an adjunct instructor at Columbia Law School, where he teaches legal writing and legal research in the J.D. program.

Eric maintains an active pro bono practice at Dorsey, where he has handled a number of asylum and civil rights cases.

Education & Admissions

Columbia Law School (J.D., 2003), Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Robert Noxon Toppan Prize for top examination paper in Constitutional Law

College of New Jersey (B.A., 1999), cum laude, Honors Program

Admissions

  • New York

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

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