Eric H. Sills

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Albany, NY

Gerstenzang, Sills, Cohn & Gerstenzang
 | 210 Great Oaks Blvd, Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 800-785-5378
Fax: 518-456-6056
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

Attorney Eric H. Sills is partner and criminal defense attorney at Gerstenzang, Sills, Cohn & Gerstenzang. He represents the people in the greater Albany, New York, region who have been charged with a crime, particularly DWI and DUI. Board certified as a specialist by the National College for DUI Defense in DUI law, he is one of only four attorneys in the state to have this distinction. He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ DUI committee and a faculty member at NCDD.

For the Third Judicial District, Mr. Sills was a member on the Character and Fitness Committee for a decade starting in 2005. He obtained a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School and worked on the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review as a production editor while in law school.

The New York Area’s Best Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America and the Upstate edition of New York Super Lawyers named Mr. Sills as a top DWI attorney, and he was named Lawyer of the Year in 2015 for Albany DUI/DWI defense. A knowledgeable, prolific writer, he has published several pieces in The Champion, the magazine for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, in Fiandach’s New York DWI Bulletin and the New York State Office of Court Administration Judicial Training Program’s various materials.

Those who are facing criminal charges worry about an uncertain future and the possibility of fines and jail time. Mr. Sills is an experienced, skilled advocate who represents clients’ rights and best interests to secure a solid future for them.

Practice Areas
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Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (100%): DUI/DWI

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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

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About Eric Sills

Admitted: 1993, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Listed as one of the "Top 25 Hudson Valley Super Lawyers 2010"
  • New York Super Lawyers® Upstate Edition 2014
  • The New York Area's Best Lawyers®
  • The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Best Lawyers' 2015 Albany DUI/DWI Defense "Lawyer of the Year"

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Member, NCDD faculty
  • Board Certified as specialists in DUI Defense Law by the National College for DUI Defense ("NCDD")

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, NACDL's DUI Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Fiandach's New York DWI Bulletin
  • New York State Defenders Association's Public Defense Backup Center Report
  • Co-Author, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' ("NACDL's") magazine The Champion
  • Co-Author, Handling the DWI Case in New York
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Office Location for Eric H. Sills

210 Great Oaks Blvd
Albany, NY 12203

Phone: 800-785-5378

Fax: 518-456-6056

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Last Updated: 3/15/2019

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