Eric Wang has broad experience across the spectrum of corporate and securities law. He regularly counsels publicly traded companies, emerging growth and other privately held companies, and venture capital firms.
Eric also has significant mergers and acquisitions experience, having represented numerous public and private companies within the United States and in cross-border transactions. He is a frequent speaker at PLI conferences and has been recognized for his work in mergers and acquisitions by The Legal 500 United States and Chambers USA.
Eric co-heads a leading national M&A representation and warranty insurance practice representing the largest carriers in the industry in their M&A underwriting work.
Eric is a member of DLA Piper's Executive Committee.
Representation of a private equity backed financial services company in its acquisitions of leading rewards and gift card companies
Representation of a leading global technology services company in its acquisitions of various business process outsourcing and automation, information technology, CRM, engineering design and telecommunications services companies
Representation of a leading high-speed connectivity provider in its acquisition of a high-speed connectivity SoC IP company
Representation of a leading autonomous vehicle company of an automotive radar manufacturer
Representation of a genomics start-up in its initial investment and licensing transactions
Representation of various national insurance carriers in numerous M&A representation and warranty insurance underwriting transactions
Representation of various NASDAQ and NYSE listed companies in Board governance and SEC reporting matters
J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law 1995 Law Review
B.A., Economics, Pomona College 1992 cum laude
Eric has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in the Bay Area in corporate and securities in Bay Area Lawyer Magazine.
The Legal 500 United States 2019 - Recommended, M&A Middle-Market ($500M-999M) The Legal 500 comments, "Other key advisers include… Eric Wang, who is based in both Silicon Valley and San Francisco." 2018 - Recommended, M&A Middle-Market ($500M-999M)
Chambers USA 2014 - Recognized Practitioner, Northern California Corporate/M&A
Eric has authored numerous articles on various M&A topics and has been an instructor at conferences hosted by the Practicing Law Institute and others relating to M&A matters.
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