Eric M. Baum is a co-founding and co-managing partner of Eisenberg & Baum, LLP, where he is the head of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Baum has extensive experience litigating serious personal injury cases, sexual harassment and discrimination claims. He has conducted hundreds of trials, mediations and arbitrations. Mr. Baum also litigates cases with the Law Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, prosecuting discrimination cases in State and Federal Courts.

Mr. Baum has also successfully represented and litigated a wide variety of complex real estate and landlord/tenant matters.

Mr. Baum is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and the District of Columbia as well as in the United States District Courts for the Southern District, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York. He is routinely admitted Pro Hac Vice in State and Federal Courts around the Country.

Mr. Baum holds a Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University and a Juris Doctorate from Widener Law School, where he was a member of the Trial Advocacy Honor Society.

Eric Baum in the Media

NBC News
Taggers Sue 5Pointz Owner for Whitewashing Their Graffiti
American Apparel CEO Held Me Captive, Plaintiff Claims in Sex Suit

CBS News
Family Suing 3 L.I. Medical Facilities After Deaf Man Dies Without Knowing Diagnosis

Manhattan Woman Suing NYPD Claims Cops Denied Her Sign Language Interpreter Following Arrest

ABC News

Deaf New Jersey Woman Sues Taco Bell Over Drive-Thru Orders

The New York Times
Deaf Patrons’ Suit Accuses Starbucks of Discrimination

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Fight to Be Heard

5Pointz Graffiti Artists Whose Works Were Erased Will Get Day in Court

Huffington Post
Deaf Starbucks Patrons Allege Discrimination In Lawsuit

New York Post
‘Sex slave’ led to ouster of American Apparel CEO

New York Daily News
Hospitals' failure to provide interpreter for deaf man led to his death, suit claims

Deaf woman arrested by NYPD settles case against city for $750,000

Alexander McQueen hit with another discrimination lawsuit

Axed Gianvito Rossi worker claims company gave Serena Williams a smaller discount on shoes than white clients

Pastry chef axed from Mario Batali's West Village restaurant files discrimination suit

LA Times
American Apparel backs CEO on new sex harassment claims

DNA Info

UES Boutique Hotel Fired Muslim Employee Over Age and Religion: Lawsuit

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • District of New Jersey
  • Northern District of New York


  • Widener University School of Law 
    J.D., 1993
    Trial Advocacy Honor Society
  • Syracuse University
    B.S., 1990
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