Reiss Sheppe LLP is known for its expertise in business litigation, representing corporations and individuals in a variety of business disputes in New York state and federal courts as well as private arbitrations and mediations.

Reiss Sheppe LLP is highly regarded and sought after for its sophisticated commercial and residential real estate practice, which covers, among other things, acquisitions, development, restructurings, leases and refinancings

Reiss Sheppe LLP's Arbitration & Mediation practice offers clients a wide range of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve disputes outside of the court system.

Reiss Sheppe LLP provides both employers and employees with counseling on and, when necessary, litigation of all aspects of employment relations.

Reiss Sheppe LLP offers counseling and litigation capabilities to businesses and individuals to establish, protect and exploit their copyrights, trademarks and trade dress.

Reiss Sheppe LLP's corporate work encompasses the structuring and preparation of shareholder, limited liability company and partnership agreements that address the full gamut of economic, corporate governance and control issues.

Reiss Sheppe LLP has extensive experience in litigating and arbitrating insurance coverage disputes, reinsurance disputes and personal injury matters on behalf of defendants, insurance companies and plaintiffs.

Eric J. Vardi

Mr. Vardi’s practice focuses on business litigation, business formation, and the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts, including employment contracts, purchase and sale, operating agreements, commercial licensing agreements and royalty agreements. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Vardi served as a Director of Operations for an international jewelry company during which time he realigned purchasing strategies, implemented multinational reporting methods, and secured fresh capital resources including both institutional financing and private equity investment.  Mr. Vardi also has experience in general property management and a commanding knowledge of strategic mortgage defaults, residential foreclosures, and administrative property management.

Representative Matters:

  • Counsel to national defense industry company in a multi-million dollar litigation alleging breach of non-compete and non-solicitation provisions.
  • Counsel to financial services company in multi-million dollar litigation regarding fraudulent transfer of assets by company’s President.
  • Counsel to major electronics retailer in multi-million dollar litigation involving alleged copyright infringement, breach of contract, defamation and misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Represent cooperative corporation in administrative and various association-related matters.
  • Counsel to electric car manufacturer in multi-million dollar litigation alleging breach of contract and fraud.


  • Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center – Touro College
    • J.D., 2010
  • Gemological Institute of America, G.G.
    • G.G., 2001
  • Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University
    • B.S.B.A, 2000


  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Contact Eric Vardi

By Phone: (212) 753-2424 ext. 119
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