Eric is a partner in the corporate and business law group at Kunzler Bean & Adamson, focusing his practice on advising high-growth startup companies at all stages, from formation to exit. He also represents angel and venture capital investors in their investments in startup companies. Eric often serves in an “outside general counsel” role for his startup clients, building a long-term relationship and providing legal and strategic advice on a wide range of commercial, corporate and securities matters, including negotiating venture capital and debt financings, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, and managing employee equity plans. He seeks to understand his clients’ business priorities in order to help them navigate the legal environment and achieve their objectives.
Prior to joining KB&A, Eric was an associate in the emerging companies group of Cooley, LLP in Seattle, Washington. Eric graduated cum laude with a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he participated in the Transactional Law Clinic. He also served as an executive editor for the Journal of Law & Public Policy and a technical editor for the Harvard Law Negotiation Review. During law school, Eric interned at the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice. He graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University with a degree in Economics and minors in Business Management and Political Science.
Outside of work, Eric enjoys hiking and snowshoeing with his family, watching Washington Husky football, and learning about the history of the English language.
HONORS & EDUCATION
- J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School
- B.S., Economics, summa cum laude, with minors in Business Management and Political Science, Brigham Young University
HISTORY & EXPERIENCE
- Cooley LLP (Associate)
- US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (legal intern)
ADMISSIONS & PRACTICE