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Eric B. Mack

Employment and labor Attorney at Providence, RI

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Eric B. Mack defends private employers, especially financial institutions and hospitals, in a variety of employment disputes, including:

Claims of wrongful termination

Misappropriation of trade secrets

Violations of non-compete agreements

Tortious interference

Wage and hour disputes

Some of Eric’s notable experience includes the following:

Rhode Island Superior Court: successfully obtained summary judgment on all counts against plaintiff who alleged unsafe working environment and intentional infliction of emotional distress due to unsafe working conditions.

U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut:  successfully obtained summary judgment on all counts for Fortune 500 Company in which plaintiff alleged claims under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act.

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island:  successfully obtained motion for judgment on the pleadings against airline in which plaintiff alleged claims under the ADEA, the California Disabled Persons Act and the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986.  The district court’s decision was affirmed by the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island:  successfully opposed plaintiff’s motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) where plaintiff alleged misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference with contractual and advantageous business relationships, breach of fiduciary duties and fraud.  After plaintiff’s motion for a TRO was denied, plaintiff voluntarily dismissed all claims against client.

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts:  represent financial institution in case against former employee and his current employer where it was alleged that defendant stole trade secrets, violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, breached his fiduciary duties and tortiously interfered with advantageous business relationships of plaintiff’s clients.  Successfully obtained a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of client and a multi-year injunction against former employee and his new employer which prohibited employee or his current employer from contacting a number of the financial institution’s clients.

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island: successfully represented major hospital in obtaining former employee’s home computer for forensic analysis to support claim for spoliation of evidence.  The decision was one of the first in the jurisdiction involving an employee alleging discrimination.

Additionally, Eric regularly counsels employers on day-to-day personnel matters, practices and compliance. He routinely conducts in-house training on employment-related topics. He has spoken extensively on various issues, including transgender employees in the workplace, FMLA/ADA issues, and wage and hour issues in the digital age. 

At his prior firm, Eric authored a monthly wage and hour blog which highlighted significant issues related to wage and hour issues across the United States.

As an undergraduate, Eric played on the men's varsity basketball team and was the team captain during the 2003-2004 season.

Licensed for 15 years
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 2008
Updated 12/26/2022
State RI
Status Active
Acquired 2007
Updated 11/13/2016
State IL
Status Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice
Acquired 2012
Updated 01/06/2023

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Littler Mendelson PC
1 Financial Plz Ste 2205
Providence, RI, 02903-2448

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AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Education

  • Tulane University Law School
  • JD
  • 2007
  • Tufts University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2004

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  • English

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Providence Employment and labor Lawyer Eric B. Mack
Eric B. Mack
Employment and labor Attorney
Providence, RI
Licensed for 15 years