Eric J. Uhl


T (207) 774-7474
F (207)774-1343


85 Exchange Street, 3rd Floor
Portland, Maine 04101


Eric Uhl has over 30 years of experience assisting employers and individuals in all areas of employment law and business related litigation.  He has represented clients in employment-related claims before federal and state courts throughout the country and has particular experience in representing clients in litigation involving:

  • wrongful termination
  • discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
  • compensation and wage and hour issues
  • civil rights violations
  • unfair competition and trade secrets
  • restrictive covenant and non-competition agreement

In addition, Eric advises clients in intellectual property and trademark issues. Eric regularly advises clients in a wide-range of workplace and business issues, including hiring, discipline and discharge, leave issues, personnel policies and handbooks, wage and hour questions, trademarks and intellectual property, and severance agreements.

Eric is a member of American Bar Association, Section of Labor & Employment Law; the Maine Trial Lawyers Association; the Maine State Bar Association; the Massachusetts Bar Association; and the State Bar of California. Eric has authored numerous articles on trending employment law topics and has lectured and taught extensively on employment related matters.

Eric publishes a primer on Maine Employment Law that is updated frequently, and can be accessed through the below link:

Maine Employment Law Basics


J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1987

B.A., University of Michigan, 1983

Bar Admissions 

Maine State Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

State Bar of California


American Bar Association

Section of Labor & Employment Law

Maine Trial Lawyers Association


AV® Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers in America, 2008 – 2019

America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA, 2006 – 2019

New England Super Lawyers, 2007 – 2019

Lawyer of the Year, Employment – Litigation, Portland, ME, The Best Lawyers in America