Eric B. Sigda

Eric B. Sigda

Shareholder

Eric B. Sigda is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice. He represents management in litigating federal and state employment matters including claims involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing, Sarbanes-Oxley retaliation, breach of contract, wage and hour class actions, misappropriation of trade secrets and violations of restrictive covenants. Eric has handled matters in federal and state courts and in arbitration. He has also represented clients before various agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Labor, and the New York State Division of Human Rights. He also regularly represents management in disputes with labor unions.

In addition, Eric counsels employers of all sizes on labor and employment matters such as family and medical leave, disability questions, employee handbooks, employee discharge and discipline, diversity and harassment training and contingent workforce issues.

He has wide-ranging experience reviewing, negotiating and preparing employment agreements.

Concentrations

  • Employee discrimination and wrongful termination
  • Labor and employment issues in corporate transactions
  • Traditional labor law
  • Wage and hour issues
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Contingent workers and independent contractors
  • Trade secrets and restrictive covenants
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Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, a Law360 "Employment Practice Group of the Year," 2011 & 2013
  • Member, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, American Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1991
    • Associate editor, New York University Review of Law and Social Change
  • B.A., History and Political Science, Binghamton University, State University of New York, 1988
    • Phi Beta Kappa
Clerkships
  • Hon. Naomi Reice Buchwald, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1997-1998
Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey