Eric also advises Fortune 500 companies in merger and acquisition, strategic partnering and joint venture transactions and represents venture capital, private equity and economic development agencies in their fund formation and venture capital investments.
Clients rely on Eric and his team to serve as outside general counsel and provide guidance across all areas that affect their business. He guides them throughout their business cycle - from establishing the form of entity and developing and implementing equity compensation plans to negotiating important contracts and licensing agreements with private sector and government parties. He also structures financings, acquisitions and divestitures.
As clients grow he assists with risk mitigation - including litigation - as well as international expansion and intellectual property strategies. Eric also counsels boards of directors and senior management on corporate governance, securities law, and other strategic matters.
He served as attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1989 to 1992.