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Eric S. Dreiband


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  • Northwestern University (J.D. with honors 1992; Articles Editor, Law Review); Harvard University (M.T.S. 1989); Princeton University (A.B. 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia; Illinois; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eleventh, and District of Columbia Circuits; and U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the District of Maryland


  • Law Clerk to the Honorable William J. Bauer, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (1992-1994)

Government Service

  • General Counsel, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (2003-2005); Deputy Administrator, U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (2002-2003); and Associate Independent Counsel, Office of Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr (1997-2000)

Areas of Focus

Honors & Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2015, 2016, and 2017)

    Who's Who Legal — The International Who's Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers (2013)

    Chambers USA

    Legal 500 US

    Washington DC Super Lawyers (2013-2016)

    Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (2016)
Eric Dreiband