Eric Mouchette is an appointed Court Attorney for the New York State Unified Court System. In his current role, he drafts judicial decisions and orders and facilitates settlement negotiations in civil litigation matters. Prior to becoming a Court Attorney, Eric was an Assistant District Attorney at the Queens District Attorney’s Office, where he acted as lead prosecutor for hundreds of cases and was assigned to the Supreme Court Trial Division.
Eric began his career practicing law in corporate law firms where he advised a diverse group of clients, including Fortune 500 and middle market companies, registered investment advisors and real estate developers in complex commercial litigation. Eric has a wide range of experience in corporate governance disputes, securities and bankruptcy litigation, and contractual and intellectual property disputes.
Eric has a deep commitment to public service, and has served as an Executive Committee Member and Community Engagement Subcommittee Chair of the United Way Young Leadership Counsel and is a former member of the Queens County Democratic Committee. He currently holds a number of leadership roles, including serving as a Board Member and Chair of the Consumer Affairs Committee of Queens Community Board 1, a Delegate for the Queens General Assembly, and a Member and Co-Chair of the Health Care Module of the New York State COVID-19 Recovery Task Force. Eric is a founding member of 1844, a group of Black attorneys practicing primarily in law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies. He is also a 2020 Graduate of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Judicial Training Academy. Born and raised in Queens, New York, Eric earned his B.S., magna cum laude, in Legal Studies at St. John’s University and his J.D. at Fordham University School of Law.
Litigation, Criminal Law