Companies of all sizes turn to Eric Amdursky for assistance with a variety of labor and employment matters. Eric is the Co-Chair of O’Melveny’s Labor and Employment Practice, and served as Managing Partner of O’Melveny’s Silicon Valley office from 2009 to 2018. He regularly represents public and private company employers and executives in defending high-stakes litigation involving sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and executive compensation disputes. Eric also frequently defends and prosecutes claims regarding non-competition agreements, “corporate raiding,” unfair competition, and trade secret misappropriation. He has litigated several cases regarding earn-out disputes, indemnification and employment issues arising from mergers and acquisitions, as well as disputes among venture capital partners.
Eric has conducted numerous investigations into charges of sexual harassment and other employee misconduct. He also has provided training to workforces to prevent sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation on over 250 occasions.
Eric also provides day-to-day counseling to Fortune 500, middle market, and start-up companies on a variety of employment law matters, including layoffs, termination and discipline decisions, and compliance with wage and hour, disability, and family and medical leave laws.
Eric also frequently serves as an employment law specialist on M&A transactions. He drafts non-competition agreements, employment agreements, severance agreements, change-in-control agreements, and provides advice on other labor and employment law issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions.
Among his many honors, from 2014 through 2018, HRE Executive and LawDragon recognized Eric on their “Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” list and, in 2012, 2015, 2017, and 2018, the Daily Journal recognized Eric as a “Top Labor & Employment Lawyer” in the state of California.