For Immediate Release

Nonpartisan think tank gathers Ostroff and other preeminent legal experts to publish consensus commentaries on cutting-edge legal issues

Michelle Ayala
NewStar Media

MIAMI – April 8, 2022 – Meland Budwick today announced that Eric Ostroff, Managing Partner and Chair of the Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property Group, has been appointed a key leadership position within The Sedona Conference’s  Working Group on Trade Secrets. The Sedona Conference is a nonpartisan think tank that gathers the preeminent experts in varied areas of law to publish consensus commentaries on cutting-edge legal issues.

Specifically, Ostroff has been appointed to the Trade Secrets Working Group’s Steering Committee. He has been involved in this organization for several years. Most recently, he served as Drafting Team Co-Chair for “The Sedona Conference, Protecting Trade Secrets in Litigation About Them.”

“I am honored to take this leadership role, collaborating with the legal industry’s top minds at The Sedona Conference and contributing my knowledge, experience and perspectives to tackle important legal issues in the world of trade secrets,” said Ostroff, who focuses his practice on business litigation and intellectual property litigation. 

Nationally recognized for his expertise in trade-secrets and noncompete cases, Ostroff helps businesses protect their trade secrets and proprietary information, before and during litigation. He works with businesses to identify their trade secrets and ensure that they are taking all steps necessary to protect this critical information. And he has extensive experience prosecuting and defending trade-secret and noncompete actions nationwide. 

Ostroff received a law degree, summa cum laude, in 2004 from the University of Miami School of Law, and a bachelor’s degree in 2001 from Emory University.

About Meland Budwick

Meland Budwick is a Miami-based law firm that provides real estate and developer representation, receiverships and assignments, corporate bankruptcy and reorganization, financial frauds and Ponzi schemes litigation, trade secrets, creditors’ rights, labor and employment, alternative dispute resolution and mediation, and complex commercial litigation services to a broad array of corporate, fiduciary and individual clients. The firm was co-founded in 1993 by entrepreneurial, business-minded attorneys with a vision to create a results-focused, diverse firm that provides high-quality legal counsel along with a personalized, client-centric approach. As part of the firm’s culture of community service, its attorneys are actively involved at high levels with the local bar associations and serve on the boards of numerous community organizations. Its attorneys are recognized by Chambers and Partners and rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. For more information, visit