Erik Goergen is a litigator who represents a diverse array of local, national and international clients in complex commercial disputes and product liability matters at both the trial and appellate levels.
I focus my practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation and litigation concerning aviation, product liability, health care, employee benefits and commercial real estate, drawing upon my background as a judicial law clerk at both the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the New York State Court of Appeals.
I also represent companies and individuals in critical investigative and compliance matters involving federal and state government enforcement authorities.
Erik Goergen is an author and editor for the Defense Research Institute’s Appellate Advocacy Committee Newsletter, Certworthy.
New York Law Journal | February 25, 2021
Long Island partner Tara Daub is included in this column of notable legal moves in New York for her appointment to Labor & Employment practice group leader. Long Island Labor & Employment counsel David Tauster; New York City counsels Julia Casteleiro and Abby Patterson, and Long Island counsel Mike Webb, all in the Affordable Housing & Real Estate group; and Buffalo Complex Commercial Disputes counsel Erik Goergen are also included for their promotions to counsel.
Bloomberg Law | February 17, 2021
This roundup of notable legal industry news and people moves includes Nixon Peabody’s promotion of 12 attorneys to counsel.
Buffalo Business First/Buffalo Law Journal | June 17, 2019
This front-page story features Buffalo Complex Commercial Disputes associate Erik Goergen discussing the excitement of appellate law and how attorneys can remain creative and persuasive within the boundaries of New York State’s new filing guidelines. Click here to read the full article.
Law360 | November 18, 2018
Long Island partner Joe Ortego, San Francisco partner Brian Dalrymple and Buffalo associate Erik Goergen, all of the Complex Commercial Disputes practice group, are mentioned in this story for securing a jury trial victory for Daher-Socata Aerospace in a complex, three-week trial in Florida.
State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude
State University of New York at Geneseo, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York