It’s important to know the person you’re hiring as an attorney, which is why I feel proud to share my current and past experience, skills and qualifications with you. My name is Eric Sarver. I am an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of New York, and am admitted in the Federal Courts, in both the Eastern and Southern Districts. A 1995 graduate of Binghamton University undergraduate school and a 1998 Hofstra University Law School, I began practicing in the field of civil rights, labor and employment law. Prior to founding The Law Offices of Eric M. Sarver, I was employed from 1998 through 2001, as an associate attorney at Menagh, Trainor & Falcone, P.C., a competitive Park Avenue law firm, before joining Rosen, Leff, P.C. as an associate attorney, from January, 2000 to March, 2001. I further worked in various capacities – including part-time associate, of-counsel and per diem attorney -- for the Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington, Esq., between 1998 and 1999, and from 2001 through 2009.
During my near seventeen years of practicing law, I have predominantly concentrated on federal civil rights litigation, labor & employment law, appeals, and commercial litigation (business law). I am proud of my firm’s accomplishments: having procured over $1,000,000 in verdicts and settlements on very complex and sophisticated federal and state court cases (including matters involving employment discrimination, unfair labor practices, and constitutional torts), under Title VII, the ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act), the ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act), the NLRA (National Labor Relations Act), the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act), and the New York State and New York City Human Rights Laws.
My passion for helping people extends to the small business owner, social entrepreneur, and non-profit organization. In order to help business owners to achieve their dreams and maintain their success, my law firm provides legal counseling, consulting and compliance work, for small and mid-sized businesses, on the following issues:
Business Law --
•.Formation of Corporations & Change of Incorporation Status.
•.Drafting / Reviewing of Shareholder Agreements.
•.Liscensing: License applications, appeals for denial or revocation of licenses
•.Negotiating Buy-Sell Agreements, Purchase & Sale of Businesses
•.Executive Business Contracts (Drafting, Revising, Negotiating).
Employment Law/ Human Resources Consulting:
• Development of personnel policies and procedures for businesses (including drafting
HR handbooks, employment manuals, etc)
• Assisting Management With Employee Disciplinary Actions.
• Compliance Assistance With Various Federal and State Labor, Wage &
Employment Laws, including: ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, NLRA, Title VII,
and NYS and NYC Human Rights Laws.
•. Employment Contracts & Severance Agreements, Restrictive Covenants / Non-
Competes, NDA's, Settlement Agreements involving Employee Disputes:
•. Workplace Discrimination & Harassment (counseling, advising, and alternate
dispute resolution of):
•NYS Division of Human Rights Complaints
•NYC Commission on Human Rights Complaints
•Federal & State Court Litigation
Contracts & Agreements:
•. employment contracts / offers for employment;
•. employee severance agreements and employee settlement agreements;
•. restrictive covenants / non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements;
•. contracts for goods and services and teaming agreements.
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|NY||Due to reregister within 30 days of birthday||1999||03/13/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Listed||Who's Who Legal||2015|
|Leon Stern Award For Excellence in Constitutional Law||Hofstra Law School||1998|
|Golden Key Honor Society||State University of New York at Binghamton||1994|
|Sole Proprietor / Principal||Law Offices of Eric M. Sarver||2001 - Present|
|Attorney||Rosen, Leff, P.C.||2000 - 2001|
|Attorney||Menagh, Trainor & Falcone, P.C.||1999 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|Queens County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||Past Chairman||2002 - 2004|
|New York County Lawyers' Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|LinkedIn; Pending publication w/Freelancers' Union (submitted)||Clear Contracts Create Cool Karma For Your Business||2015|
|Hofstra University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|State University of New York, Binghamton||Philosophy, Politics & Law||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|