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Eric D. Wolkoff

Eric Wolkoff’s practice focuses on securities litigation, including civil and criminal cases and SEC, FINRA and other regulatory enforcement matters. He has represented many public and private companies in the financial services, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries in a wide range of complex individual, class action and derivative cases including those involving breach of fiduciary duty claims, investment advisor claims, trade secret litigation, alleged accounting improprieties, and post-merger and acquisition shareholder claims. In addition, Mr. Wolkoff has also represented individuals in white-collar matters, including insider trading and bank secrecy act investigations.  

Mr. Wolkoff has experience in all phases of litigation. He has appeared at trial, examined and cross-examined witnesses, taken and defended depositions, prepared witnesses for depositions and trial, managed complex electronic discovery efforts, and has drafted successful dispositive motions and appellate briefs.  

In 2016, Mr. Wolkoff served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, where he tried numerous criminal cases before judges and juries.  

Mr. Wolkoff is also dedicated to pro bono work and has represented nonprofit and individual clients at the trial, appellate and state administrative levels.  

He currently is serving as a member of the Board of Directors for the Anti-Defamation League of New England and is co-chair of the organization’s Civil Rights Committee.

 

Recognition

  • Named a "Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star" for securities litigation in the 2016–2019 issues of Boston Magazine
  • Recipient of the Anti-Defamation League's Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award at the ADL's 2015 National Commission Meeting in Washington DC for his leadership in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism and all forms of prejudice
  • Recipient of the Anti-Defamation League of New England's 2014 Krupp Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding dedication and leadership on behalf of the ADL

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2010

      Submissions Editor, Columbia Business Law Review; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • BA, Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, 2005

      with Honors Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • New York

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