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 representation of creditors ‐ particularly property/casualty and health insurance companies and financial institutions ‐ in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts.

Eric has wide‐ranging experience in business reorganizations as well as financial institution and insurer insolvency proceedings. He also advises clients concerning insolvency risks and transaction structuring, including use and enforcement of rights under letters of credit.

Eric serves 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.  He is a board member of the Special Friends Foundation, a charitable organization assisting children suffering with genetic disorders, and their families.  He is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.

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.  Eric is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey.



Eric G. Waxman 

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