Eden handles complex civil litigation, investigations, and criminal defense. He has represented companies and individuals at all stages of their cases, from pre-suit negotiation through discovery, trial, and appeal. He has tried cases before judges, juries, and arbitrators.
Eden’s civil practice focuses on high-stakes litigation, commercial disputes, and arbitration. In addition to a broad range of breach-of-contract and business tort actions, he has recently handled cases involving securities law, telecommunications law, trademark, the First Amendment, the Anti-Terrorism Act, foreign sovereign immunity, federal pharmaceutical preemption, and breaches of fiduciary duties and restrictive covenants.
Eden’s investigations and criminal defense practice involves representing both companies and individuals in a broad range of matters. He has recently handled cases involving allegations of fraud, money laundering, extortion, bribery, false statements, as well as alleged violations of the criminal securities laws, sanctions laws, and other federal statutes. Eden is also an alum of the firm’s partnership with the Maryland Public Defender, where he tried ten felony and misdemeanor cases before juries and judges, successfully appealing his sole jury trial loss to the Maryland Supreme Court (which reversed).*
Across his entire practice, Eden focuses not only on winning trials or extracting advantageous settlements, but also on setting cases up for success on appeal. Eden has represented clients in numerous merits cases before the Supreme Court, often also drafting the successful cert petitions. He has also represented clients in five of the federal courts of appeals, as well as in state appellate courts throughout the country. As a result of this experience, Eden is frequently called upon to brief and argue nuanced motions and legal issues at pivotal moments in cases at the trial level.
Prior to joining the firm, Eden clerked for Judge Harry T. Edwards on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a moot court semifinalist. Before that, he graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University, where he studied English and Government and was a Baker Scholar.
* All cases vary, and none is predictive.