Perspectiva General

Erik Hult has a national practice representing employers in all aspects of traditional labor law. Erik has successfully represented employers throughout the country in union organizing campaigns and elections, and he has extensive experience with a wide range of labor-management relations issues, including:

  • Proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board
  • Collective bargaining
  • Labor arbitrations
  • Neutrality/access agreements
  • Strikes and picketing
  • Labor relations strategy and vulnerability audits

Erik also advises employers on the labor law aspects of mergers, acquisitions, asset and stock sales, business reorganizations, consolidations, shutdowns, and bankruptcy, and he has assisted in bankruptcy court proceedings involving sections 1113 and 1114.

As a part of Erik's international practice, he assists international enterprises in a variety of matters, including developing global labor relations strategies, establishing corporate codes of social responsibility, and assisting with proceedings involving the United Nations Global Compact and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. He works with international employers to develop labor relations strategies and human resource policies in the U. S. and Europe.

Erik also handles a variety of employment law matters, and he has assisted in the defense of class actions arising under federal and state laws.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


Practice and Procedure Committee Under the National Labor Relations Act, Region VII

American Bar Association


American Bar Association


Ohio State Bar Association


Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Appellate Advocacy and Constitutional Law

Regional Finalist/National Qualifier

National Moot Court Competition

2007 and 2008

Recipient, John Marshall Adams Constitutional Law Award

Speaking Engagements

2023 Ohio Regional Employer Conference

Cleveland, OH

October 5, 2023

The State of Labor Relations Through the Littler Lens

Littler Executive Employer Conference

May 5, 2022

Will He Be the “Strongest Labor President”? The Expected Impact of a Biden Presidency on Labor Policy, the NLRB, and Employers

January 26, 2021


  • J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2008
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 2005

Admisión de la barra



  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit