Eric Fish is a seasoned litigator with extensive experience representing clients in a variety of litigation matters in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on product liability, toxic tort and business litigation.
Currently, Eric is one of the attorneys involved in the firm’s representation of the SIPA Trustee, Irving H. Picard, in the liquidation of the estate of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. He assists in leading several teams of attorneys investigating and litigating Trustee actions involving feeder funds and banks in an effort to recover funds for victims of the fraud. Eric also assists in the leadership of BakerHostetler’s Discovery Management Team, which oversees all discovery and ESI issues arising out of the Trustee’s investigations and various litigations.
Eric has a considerable background in products liability, mass tort and personal injury. He is currently defending multiple actions in New Jersey and New York involving alleged exposure to pesticides and has handled other toxic tort cases, including asbestos and exposure to chemicals. Eric has experience in the substantive areas of pharmaceutical product liability, premises liability and general product liability, assisting in roles as both national coordinating counsel and local counsel. Demonstrating his experience and wide-ranging representation, Eric also has litigated a number of commercial litigation, consumer class action and employment matters.
Prior to joining BakerHostetler, Eric worked for almost 10 years at several large national law firms in Newark, New Jersey. Based on his intimate knowledge of New Jersey state and federal practice, Eric handles many of BakerHostetler’s civil matters pending in New Jersey.
While in law school, Eric became a member of the Order of the Coif and served as Articles Editor of the Public Contract Law Journal at The George Washington University Law School. While in college, Eric was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was the recipient of a departmental award in Political Science at Tufts University.
9/26/2013 - Eric Fish Authors Article on Unpredictability of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation for Inside Counsel
1/17/2012 - Baker Hostetler Announces New Partners