Eric G. Waxman 

Counsel – New York
T.+1 212 504 6739
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

Eric Waxman is a counsel in Cadwalader’s Financial Restructuring Group, focusing on providing advice to lenders in connection with (a) safe harbor protections under various insolvency regimes for derivatives and other financial contracts; (b) structuring credit facilities for fund finance and other capital market transactions; and (c) securitization and structuring bankruptcy-remote transactions. He regularly advises clients concerning insolvency risks and enforcement of rights, including use and enforcement of letters of credit and surety bonds.

Through a lengthy career, Eric has gained wide-ranging advisory, litigation, and appellate experience representing creditors in business reorganizations, out-of-court workouts, and insolvency proceedings of major enterprises, banks and other financial institutions, and insurance companies.   

Eric served as an adjunct professor, teaching a variety of commercial law courses at Touro College’s Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and at Hofstra Law School, including Secured Transactions, Sales, and Creditor/Debtor Law. 

Eric received a joint J.D./M.B.A. degree from New York University, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia, and graduated from Delbarton School.  Eric is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey.



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Practice Areas


  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • New York University
  • University of Virginia