Elior Shiloh



Elior Shiloh is a partner in the New York and New Jersey offices of Lewis Brisbois and chair of the firm's Labor & Employment Practice. His practice is focused on Employment, Complex Business & Commercial Litigation, and Crisis Management. In working with clients, he and his team take a personal and attentive approach to problem solving.

Elior has represented public and private companies, directors and officers, not-for-profit organizations, family businesses, athletes, entertainers, and individuals across the United States. His practice has a particular emphasis in single-party and class employment disputes as well as non-compete, trade secret and breach of contract lawsuits. Elior is also no stranger to the courtroom as he frequently handles appearances, argues motions, and first chairs trials. He further serves as a crisis manager when clients are faced with formidable challenges involving complex, high risk situations. In doing so, he works to assist clients to emerge from crises efficiently with minimum financial, reputational, and political harm. In connection with his practice, he also performs internal and external investigations of the most sensitive and confidential nature.

Elior frequently lectures to public and private companies, insurance companies, risk manager associations, and employees on topics such as employment trends and best practices in business.

Elior is Chair of the Franchise & Distribution Practice and Vice-Chair of the Labor & Employment Practice. He was a recipient of the Rising Stars® distinction for the 2012-2017 editions of Super Lawyers. 

After graduating from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Elior served as law clerk to Hon. Ned M. Rosenberg of the New Jersey Superior Court, Civil and Criminal Division.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Franchise & Distribution
  • Labor & Employment
  • COVID-19: Labor & Employment
  • COVID-19: Commercial & Contractual Litigation Disputes

Additional Experience


New Jersey

New York

District Court, District of New Jersey

United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York


  • American Bar Association
  • International Franchise Association
  • Jewish National Fund

Awards & Honors

Rising Star® distinction in Business Litigation and Franchise/Dealership, 2012-2017 Law & Politics

Professional Presentations

  • Millennials - Ready or Not, Here They Come, Pittsburgh 2017
  • Bullying in the Workplace, New York & New Jersey 2016
  • Emerging Trends in Employment Law, New York 2016
  • The Need to Know Ethical Issues in Assessing Damages on an Employment Claim, New Jersey 2015
  • Premise Security Litigation, New Jersey 2015
  • Three Turning Points in Handling Employments at the Claims Letter, Administrative Charge, and Litigation States, New York 2015
  • Franchise Dispute Resolution, New York 2015
  • Law and Order – Interpretation of Claims Made Policy Language; Handling the Employment Lawsuit; Civil Litigation, Discovery and Dispositive Motions, Kansas, 2014
  • 411 On Employment Law Defense, New York 2014


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Juris Doctor

  • Concentrations in Commercial Law and Litigation
  • Legal Writing Teacher Assistant
  • Student Bar Association

Yeshiva University

Bachelor of Arts, Associates Degree

  • Honors, Syms School of Business
  • Valedictorian, Isaac Breuer College of Judaic Studies
  • Member, NCAA Division III Wrestling team

Legal Experience


  • Honorable Patty Shwartz, United States District Court, District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, 2005


  • Honorable Ned M. Rosenberg, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division, 2008
  • Honorable Ned M. Rosenberg, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Criminal Division, 2007

Prior Experience

  • After graduating from law school, Elior was a judicial clerk for the New Jersey Superior Court, Civil and Criminal Division. In that position, he oversaw and assisted the Court with motions and trials.
  • Prior to entering the legal world, Elior worked at a well known pickle company that serviced thousands in the food industry. In that position, he oversaw quality control, product distribution and customer relations.

Published Opinions

  • Burgos v. International Vacation Club, Ltd., 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 552 (App.Div. Mar. 13, 2012)
  • Century 21 Real Estate, LLC v. Gateway Realty, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 35683 (D.N.J. Mar. 31, 2011)
  • Century 21 Real Estate LLC v. Skyline Realty, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92719 (D.N.J. Sept. 3, 2010)