June 18, 2019
Eric Hochstadt has been recognized as a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal, as part of the publication’s annual Professional Excellence Awards. He is among a select group identified as New York’s most promising attorneys under 40 who have excelled both in their practice areas and in service to the community.
A partner in Weil’s Litigation Department, Mr. Hochstadt’s practice focuses on civil antitrust, class action, and other complex and sports-related litigation, as well as criminal cartel investigations and antitrust counseling. His recent accomplishments include securing a complete defense jury verdict for C&S Wholesale Grocers in a multi-hundred million dollar antitrust class action. He also represents Sanofi in a high-profile antitrust lawsuit brought against a competitor regarding the market for epinephrine auto-injector devices.
The award reflects not only Mr. Hochstadt’s trial expertise but also his leadership in the legal community and his commitment to pro bono service. In addition to active pro bono advocacy, he is a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, teaching an advanced seminar on “U.S. Civil and Criminal Enforcement of International Cartels.”
Mr. Hochstadt, along with the other winners, will be profiled in the New York Law Journal’s upcoming Professional Excellence magazine and honored at the New York Legal Awards on October 23.