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Eric Tilton

Eric Tilton

Attorney at Law

Holbrook
New York
Licensed in
NY
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law Hempstead
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About
Eric S. Tilton is a well-respected employment and civil rights litigator, representing both employees and management on employment and constitutional matters. With experience in litigation, transactional matters, research and writing, audits and investigations, Eric can either represent a client on a single matter or on an ongoing basis as an outside general employment counsel.

Eric has handled hundreds of matters on behalf of his clients, gaining successful victories in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Eastern and Southern District of New York District Courts, and the courts of the State of New York. Eric has also
… read more advocated before the United States Supreme Court.
12
Years
experience

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""Eric was extremely helpful when I needed it the most. He was always available, attentive, and incredibly knowledgeable. Eric is honest and helpful and I would recommend him in a heartbeat." ​ -Former Client, AK"

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""Eric is client-oriented. He counsels his clients with assertiveness and tact. Eric offers guidance, advice, and/or representation on a one-on-one basis with superior depth and a wide breadth of experience. Eric is dedicated to a safe, comfortable and discrimination-free workplace for his clients. He has extensive experience litigating all forms of employment, discrimination and unlawful retaliation cases before federal and state courts." ​ -Former client, LT"

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Work History

Tilton Beldner LLP

Managing Partner

Feb 2015 - Present

Boutique litigation and consulting firm, representing small- to medium-sized businesses with their day-to-day questions and concerns regarding their particular needs in the ever-changing landscape that is New York employment law.

Likewise, we represent employees bringing claims of discrimination, unpaid wages, harassment and retaliation against their employers.

Feb 2015 - Present

Eric S. Tilton, P.L.L.C.

Sole Member

Oct 2009 - Present

My solo practice also focuses on employment litigation, particularly in the areas of minimum wage, overtime and other labor law violations. A portion of my practice consists of per diem/contract work for major Long Island firms, as well as of counsel work in a number of different matters.

Oct 2009 - Present

The Law Office of Steven A. Morelli, P.C.

Senior Associate/Of Counsel

Aug 2006 - Jul 2012

Responsibilities included managing a full case load; preparing and reviewing the firm’s legal filings, including complaints, discovery, motions, trial submissions, and appellate briefs; regular court appearances; preparing for trial; supervising junior associates, paralegal, legal assistant, and interns.

Aug 2006 - Jul 2012

Fugazy & Rooney LLP

Associate

Feb 2009 - Oct 2009

Assisted three-attorney firm in a wide variety of issues including FLSA and NY Labor Law compliance and litigation and employment discrimination; advised management on a regular basis as to human resources issues such as COBRA compliance, FMLA leave, and the preparation of compliant employee handbooks and policies.

Feb 2009 - Oct 2009

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