Long Island,
New York
New York City,
New York

Eric H. Gruber


Mr. Gruber is a CLM partner and heads the firm’s Litigation Department. Over the last 29 years, Mr. Gruber has developed a diversified commercial and corporate practice representing public and private companies and individuals over a range of practice areas from litigation and dispute resolution to transactional and corporate matters.

An experienced litigator and accomplished trial attorney, Mr. Gruber has crafted the legal strategy for a broad range of civil cases and arbitrations. Mr. Gruber has represented plaintiffs and defendants in various matters across a spectrum of substantive areas, including commercial disputes, business torts, partnership disputes, real estate, construction, creditors’ rights including bankruptcy, securities, telecommunications and general business law in the federal and state trial and appellate courts and before various arbitration panels, including the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers. Mr. Gruber has also represented clients before the Securities and Exchange Commission.

On the transactional side, Mr. Gruber has experience in asset-based lending and other areas of commercial finance, including bankruptcy matters, workouts and turn-around situations. He has actively represented clients in the documentation of commercial finance and equipment leasing transactions. Mr. Gruber has represented various business entities in connection with the acquisition and sale of businesses and assets. Mr. Gruber has also represented landlords, managing agents and businesses in connection with the structuring and negotiation of commercial real estate leases, as well as litigation that has arisen out of, or in connection with, such transactions.

Mr. Gruber has lectured for various professional groups and organizations including the Nassau Academy of Law on points of legal procedure and litigation.

Mr. Gruber is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and all of the Courts of the State of New York.

Mr. Gruber is a Member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Theodore Roosevelt American Inns of Court and a Past President of B’nai B’rith’s Banking and Finance Unit.

  • Syracuse University College of Law,
    J.D., 1986
    Syracuse Law Review Editor;
    Exceptional Editor’s Award
  • State University of New York at Albany,
    B.A. 1983