Lecturer in Law
Eric G. Fikry is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group of Blank Rome LLP. He represents clients in a wide variety of business disputes and employment litigation matters. He also has extensive experience representing companies in the casino gaming industry in connection with licensing and regulatory issues, as well as in litigation. Mr. Fikry represents several companies issued transactional waivers in New Jersey, authorizing them to be among the first to offer legal, online casino gaming within the United States.
In 2014, Mr. Fikry received the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey’s (APALA-NJ) Professional Achievement Award. In 2012, Mr. Fikry was one of 35 Pennsylvania attorneys selected as The Legal Intelligencer’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track.” In 2011, Mr. Fikry was recognized by the Rutgers-Camden Asian Pacific American Law Students Association for his efforts in promoting diversity and supporting the Asian American legal community. Mr. Fikry was chosen as one of New Jersey Law Journal’s“40 Under 40” in 2010. He has achieved the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Fikry holds leadership roles in several bar associations. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA) Board of Trustees, and a past chair of the NJSBA’s Casino Law Section. He is the First Vice-President of the Camden County Bar Association (CCBA), the second largest county bar association in New Jersey, and is on track to serve as President of the CCBA in the 2017-18 bar year. He is also the current Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Gaming Law Committee. Mr. Fikry is also a member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Fikry is also actively involved in diversity and inclusion initiatives for various organizations. He is a member of Blank Rome’s Diversity Committee and was selected by the Firm to be a member of the 2013 class of fellows for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. He is a former co-chair of the NJSBA’s Diversity Committee and the chair of the Camden County Bar Foundation’s President’s Commission on Diversity.
Mr. Fikry is a graduate of New York University and the Rutgers University School of Law-Camden, and is admitted to practice in State and Federal Courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.