Erik Moskowitz specializes in civil trial law, including employment law, business law, and commercial litigation. He represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of commercial litigation, including tort claims, employment actions, probate litigation, contract disputes, and intellectual property matters. Erik practices at all levels of the state and federal court systems and administrative agencies, from the lowest small claims court to the U.S. Supreme Court, from initial client meeting through trial and, if necessary, appeal.
Erik is also the Director of Human Resources at Reed & Scardino, maintaining a strong internal team of experienced attorneys and business professionals dedicated to advising, counseling, and representing clients. As the Director of HR for a mid-size law firm, Erik is uniquely qualified to advise employers both big and small on regulatory compliance and litigation avoidance techniques.
Erik is a New England transplant. Before making his home in Austin, he practiced litigation at a mid-sized firm in New Hampshire representing small businesses and banks involved in business disputes and cities and towns facing civil rights complaints.
Staying active is important to Erik. He doesn’t golf, but he’s always happy to take his clients rock climbing. He’s been climbing and instructing, both indoors and out, for over fifteen years.
Erik is also active in the legal community. He is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation; an active contributor to DRI, the Defense Research Institute and the Tufts University Lawyers Association; and a member of the Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court. Before relocating to Texas, Erik taught undergraduate competitive mock trial at the University of New Hampshire.
Education & Admissions
Erik has a Bachelor’s in English and Music from Tufts University where he wrote short fiction, conducted the Tufts Symphony Orchestra, and played classical trombone. He has a J.D. from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, where he also received his LL.M. in Intellectual Property. While in law school, Erik competed in national moot court and mock trial competitions.
Erik has admissions in the following jurisdictions:
- State Bar of Texas
- State Bar of New Hampshire
- U.S. District Court — Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court – Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court – Western District of Texas
- U.S. District Court – District of New Hampshire
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court — District of New Hampshire
- U.S. Court of Appeals — First Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court