Eric A. Eisen
Mr. Eisen has practiced law for over 45 years in both large and small firm settings, has reduced his client load, and plans to retire before 2024. His clients have included the governments of foreign nations, state governments, government agencies, fortune-500 companies, mid- and small businesses, and a host of individuals.
Mr. Eisen earned the highest, AV, peer rating under the Martindale Hubbell rating system. Peer Review Ratings attest to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.
Highlights of his practice include:
- Membership in the select $100,000,000+ judgment club.
- Selection as a “Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment” by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell.
- Founding member of the Security Clearance Lawyers Association.
- Former Chairman of the Business Law section of the Montgomery County Bar.
- Member Montgomery County Bar Committee on Legal Ethics.
- Regular lecturer for entrepreneurs through the MSBDC, a non-profit joint venture between the University of Maryland and the Small business Administration.
- Business seminar for graduate students at the University of Maryland.
- Presentations to legal and lay audiences on trade secrets, starting up a business, buying or selling a business, profit sharing and employee compensation, stock options, minority shareholder rights and claims, and avoiding lawsuits.
- Authorship of articles on the Business and Technology Division of the Maryland Circuit Courts and ethical dilemmas.
- Selection as a Bar Leader by the Montgomery County Bar Association.
- Listings in Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in America.
- Appointment as a referral attorney by America’s Leading Lawyers.
- Navigating financially stressed businesses to profitability through restructurings, negotiations and litigation.
- Forming literally hundreds of companies.
Practice Areas: Commercial Law; Contracts; Business Law; Confidentiality Agreements; Covenants Not To Compete; Employer Liability; Employment Contracts; Restrictive Covenants; Retaliatory Discharge; Security Clearances; Whistleblower Litigation.
Admitted: 1976, Alaska; 1977, District of Columbia; 1979, U.S. Supreme Court; 1988, Maryland; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth, Fifth, Ninth, Eleventh and District of Columbia Circuits and U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Law School: University of Michigan, J.D., magna cum laude, 1975 [Editor, Michigan Law Review; Order of the Coif]
College: University of Michigan, A.B., honors, 1971
Member: Montgomery County (Former Chair, Business Section) and Energy (Member, Antitrust Committee) Bar Associations; The District of Columbia Bar.
Special Agencies: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, D.O.D. Office of Hearings & Appeals, N.S.A.
Born: New York, N.Y., April 9, 1950