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Eric Gernant


Mr. Gernant is the Managing Partner of the Syracuse, New York office.  He has extensive experience defending  claims involving attorneys, accountants, architects and engineers, doctors, realtors, insurance agents, and other professionals.  He has also successfully defended   several long term and elderly health care facilities.  In addition, Mr. Gernant has defended employers in sexual harassment and discrimination suits.
Mr. Gernant has lectured about the ethical obligations and liability effects of social media, as well as about the emerging risk of  cyber security and data privacy.  He has particular expertise in defending claims against directors and officers stemming from the use of social media and the required protections for confidential data.  He was previously named a Super Lawyer for Upstate New York, as well as a Rising Star by New Jersey Super Lawyers.  He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey, and has been admitted pro hac vice in other jurisdictions.
Mr. Gernant graduated magna cum laude from Niagara University in 2002 and received his Juris Doctor from New England School of Law in 2005, where he earned the New England Merit Scholarship. 

Syracuse, NY
Buffalo, NY
P: 315-473-9648
F: 315-473-9654
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New England School of Law
J.D., 2005
Niagara University
B.S., 2002

New Jersey
New York

District of New Jersey
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Northern District of New York
Western District of New York
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Third Circuit Court of Appeals