Eric Zilber

Eric Zilber is an associate in the Corporate Department and a member of the Sports Law Group.

Eric graduated from Harvard Law School and, while there, worked for over two years as an extern and paralegal at BSE Global (parent company of the Brooklyn Nets, Barclays Center, New York Liberty, Long Island Nets, and NetsGC). Among other things, he assisted with the 2020 NBA and WNBA Bubbles, reopening Barclays Center for the 2020-2021 season, and various sponsorship and basketball operations matters. Eric reported directly to the CLO / COO and Deputy General Counsel. Through his work with the NBA Bubble at BSE, Eric published an article titled “Establishment of the NBA ‘Bubble’ Guidelines for the Resumption of the 2019-20 Season” in the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law.

While at Harvard, Eric won the Paul C. Weiler Scholar Award (for excellence in sports law), and served on the Executive Boards of the Harvard Association for Law & Business (HALB) and Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law (CSEL). Eric also moderated fireside chats at Harvard with: The Fat Jewish, Mark Cuban, Rich Paul, Mark Tatum, and Coach Steve Kerr.

Eric is a registered certified public accountant (CPA) in New York and, prior to becoming a lawyer, worked for several years in PwC’s asset management tax group and as a law clerk at Lourie & Cutler, a boutique law firm in Boston.