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Eric Fishman

Eric Fishman

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

New York, NY, USA


Eric Fishman represents both industrial companies and financial institutions in complex disputes arising out purchase and sale agreements, procurement contracts, leveraged leases, credit default swaps, reinsurance contracts, and partnership and LLC operating agreements. These cases also frequently involve fraud, fiduciary breach and equitable claims.

Mr. Fishman has served as an expert witness on New York contract law in disputes venued in Canada and the Philippines. He regularly lectures on drafting dispute clauses and arbitration issues. He has taught CLE courses at the New York City Bar Association, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, CA, American Express, among others. Mr. Fishman is the author of: "The Overlooked Arbitration Clause: How to Draft Them So They Work," Bloomberg Law Journal, Fall 2008; "When Arbitration Makes Matters Worse: Modifying and Streamlining Litigation Procedures can be a Smarter Option in Dispute Resolution," Legal Times, Vol. XXIX, No. 43, 23-Oct-2006; and is a member of the Arbitration Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution ("CPR").

Mr. Fishman has taught appellate advocacy at the University of Connecticut School of law and is a recipient of the Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award from the Legal Aid Society.

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Southern and Eastern
  • Federal District Courts of New York, the Federal District Court of Connecticut and the
  • Federal District Court for the District of Columbia.


Publications

  • NY State Appellate Court Sides with Airlines, Dismisses Tarmac Delay-Related Claims, 2/4/2013
  • Just Sign Here: Every Contract Is a Litigation Waiting to Happen, 9/27/2010
  • The Overlooked Arbitration Clause: How to Draft Them So They Work, Fall 2008
  • Lenders Back Out? Here's What To Expect, 8/18/2008
  • When Arbitration Makes Matters Worse - Modifying and streamlining litigation procedures can be a smarter option in dispute resolution., 10/23/2006
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