“Eric Barnum is a highly respected lawyer in the area of labor and employment law. He is noted in particular for his expertise with regard to discrimination and retaliation cases.”
“Eric is a very good attorney who articulates his thoughts in a clear and concise manner to clients.”
— Chambers USA 2023
An experienced trial lawyer, Eric Barnum practices in all areas of employment law and litigation. He has extensive experience in multiparty complex civil litigation, as well as noncompete and trade secrets litigation, and administrative investigations and hearings. Eric also regularly litigates federal cases and advises clients on issues of employee classification and wage payments under the Fair Labor Standards Act, providing sophisticated and creative advice to help clients achieve business objectives. He is invested in his clients’ success, handling complex, high-value and high-exposure matters with ingenuity and practicality, while producing effective and sustainable solutions.
Areas of Focus
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Class Action Lawsuit Defense
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Decoding the Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence
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