Eric Waxman

Los Angeles, California, United States

Eric Waxman has over three decades of legal experience, having recently retired after 32 years at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Eric Waxman has advised numerous corporations and their boards of directors on issues involving corporate governance, executive compensation, fiduciary duties and the federal securities laws. Mr. Waxman has also represented directors serving on board special committees in a variety of circumstances.

Eric Waxman has been recognized as a “leading lawyer” by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. He was also named among the top 40 “Most Influential M&A Advisors” in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Eric Waxman has co-authored numerous publications which include “Anticipated Supreme Court Decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund Has the Potential to Redefine the Landscape of Private Securities Class Actions,”Wall Street Lawyer (January 2014); “New Life For Forum Selection Bylaws,” Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 8, 2013); “Amgen’s Impact Remains to be Seen,” Daily Journal (March 7, 2013); “Southern Peru: Debunking the Myth,” Securities Litigation Report (February 2012); and more.


  • Work
    • Skadden
  • Education
    • University of California
    • University of California