Eric J. Uhl: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Eric J. Uhl

Partner
Portland,  ME  U.S.A.
Phone(207) 774-6001

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Employment Litigation and Counseling
  • Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution - ADR
  • Intellectual Property
 
University University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, B.A., 1983
 
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA, J.D., 1987
 
Admitted1987, California; 1991, Maine; 2004, Massachusetts; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Member, American Bar Association, Section of Labor & Employment Law
Member, Maine Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Maine State Bar Association
Member, State Bar of California
Member, Defense Research Institute
Member, Maine Association of Dispute Resolution Professionals
Member, Association for Conflict Resolution

 
Biography

Eric Uhl is a partner in both the New England and Boston offices.

His practice includes all areas of employment law and business related litigation, and he has represented management before federal and state courts throughout the country.

Eric's practice includes defending management against wrongful termination, discrimination, compensation, and other employment-related claims.

He regularly advises employers, managers, and human resource personnel on a range of employment and business matters, including hiring, discipline and discharge practices; personnel policies and handbooks; wage and hour issues; non-competition and confidentiality provisions; and negotiating severance packages.

He also engages in general commercial litigation, including areas such as unfair competition, restrictive covenants and intellectual property. He is experienced in both private and public sector civil rights litigation. Eric has been recognized inNew England Super Lawyerssince 2007.

He has been listed inChambersUSAAmerica's Leading Business Lawyerssince 2006 and inThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 2008.

In 2013 Eric was recognized as a Litigation Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year byBest Lawyers in America.

Professional Activities
Member, American Bar Association, Section of Labor & Employment Law
Member, Maine Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Maine State Bar Association
Member, State Bar of California
Member, Defense Research Institute
Member, Maine Association of Dispute Resolution Professionals
Member, Association for Conflict Resolution

Recognition
Five Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Listed in 2013 New England Super Lawyers
October 21, 2013

News/Media
Massachusetts Governor Wants to Ban Non-Compete Agreements and Enact the Uniform Trade Secrets Act April 24, 2014

Pitfalls To Avoid In Hiring Seasonal Employees July 8, 2013

Reviewing The Landscape For Wage And Hour Issues In '13 January 3, 2013

The Virtual Employee September 17, 2012

Wage and Hour Violations - Survival Tips for Employers June 22, 2010

Quotes and Soundbites
Fierce Loyalty, Historic Triumph At Market Basket September 1, 2014

In Rebuttal, Jonathan Shapiro and Eric Uhl: Two sides to every story March 3, 2014

CDC Suit Gets New Lawyers, Computer Info Secured January 31, 2014

Labor Law Liabilities July 1, 2011

Newsletter Articles
Don't Come In To Work Today April 1, 2014

Should Your Employees Telecommute? February 1, 2013 (Also at Boston, Massachusetts Office)

 
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Massachusetts Governor Wants to Ban Non-Compete Agreements and Enact the Uniform Trade Secrets Act
Jeffrey A. Fritz,Eric J. Uhl, April 23, 2014
Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick, recently announced a bill—An Act to Promote Growth and Opportunity—that would provide workforce training opportunities and promote economic development incentives across the Commonwealth. As part of his economic development package, the Governor...

"Don't Come In To Work Today"
Eric J. Uhl, April 2, 2014
Even here in Maine, where we take pride in not letting winter slow us down, there are days when it just doesn’t make sense to get out of the house. This past winter was a tough one to say the least - for much of the country it was one of the worst on record. Recent rains in parts of the west...


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Eric J. Uhl

Suite 600, One Monument Square
PortlandME 04101




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