Eric Savage is a shareholder in the New York City office of Littler Mendelson, P.C., the largest labor and employment law firm in the US. Over the past thirty-three years, he has counseled a wide range of domestic and foreign companies on employment law aspects of mergers and acquisitions, discrimination, social media, unfair competition and corporate compliance issues, among others, and litigated lawsuits and arbitrations on behalf of companies throughout the US. As a Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Middle East Law Committee and the Arab Regional Forum of the International Bar Association, he has worked with a number of companies in the Middle East and Gulf on various issues, including navigating the federal and state employment law issues involved in setting up and operating in the US, as well as global employment law projects. He serves as the country editor for chapters on Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates for Littler’s multi-volume publication on International Labor and Employment Law, and is active with the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce, the US-Saudi Arabian Business Council and the Arab Bankers Association of North America. He is a regular speaker at bar association conferences both inside and outside the US.
He graduated from Princeton University where he majored in Politics and European Civilization and from New York University Law School, where he served on the Journal of International Law and Politics.