Elliot Buckman's practice is focused on the representation of management in labor and employment disputes. 

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Elliot served as a litigation associate in a general services law firm based on Long Island, NY as well as a boutique litigation defense firm. Elliot also brings to FordHarrison significant judicial experience, having served as a federal law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

In law school, Elliot served as the Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Law Review, for which he published a Note entitled Just a Soul Whose Intentions are Good? The Relevance of a Defendant’s Subjective Intent in Defining a “Destructive Device” Under the National Firearms Act, 79 Fordham L. Rev. 563 (2010), and participated in the Brendan Moore Trial Advocacy Center.

Representative Experience
  • Enforcement of restrictive covenants preventing employees from competing with former employer.
  • Defense of Wage and Hour claims under New York and Federal Labor Law and Wage Parity Act.
  • Litigation of contract claims arising from employment, independent contractor and shareholder agreements.