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Eric D Distelburger

Associate, Employment Law Department
San Francisco
101 California Street
Forty-Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA
United States

Fax: 1(415) 856-7118


Eric Distelburger is an associate in the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's San Francisco office. His practice focuses on defending employers in state and federal courts, arbitrations, and before administrative agencies on a variety of employment matters, including employment discrimination lawsuits, wage and hour claims, and employment-related torts. Eric also routinely counsels clients on all aspects of labor and employment law, providing practical guidance to employers on matters involving hiring, discipline and termination, and compliance with wage and hour laws, among other issues that arise. In addition, Eric has considerable experience advising on labor and employment issues that arise in the context of corporate mergers and acquisitions.


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2012 (graduated with honors; Thurgood Marshall Scholar; Recipient, American Bar Association/Bureau of National Affairs Award).

  • Cornell University, B.S. in Industrial Labor Relations, 2009.

Recent Representations

  • Represented a major health insurer in putative collective action arising under the FLSA. After securing summary judgment on behalf of the client, represented the client in defending against an appeal filed with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Represented a large retail company in multi-plaintiff litigation alleging retaliation claims under various federal, state, and local laws.

  • Defended a Fortune 500 company against an age-discrimination lawsuit brought as a putative class and collective action under the ADEA and related state law.

  • Advised EagleTree Capital in its acquisition of a majority interest in and related financing of Gaylord Chemical Company, LLC, a specialty chemical producer.




California Bar
New York Bar
New Jersey Bar


The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2012
Cornell University, B.S. 2009

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