Eric P. Hanson

Eric Hanson is a counsel in the Corporate Practice Group. Mr. Hanson’s practice covers a broad range of general corporate and securities law. He has represented small startups, public companies and venture capital funds in both ongoing counseling and transactional matters.

Mr. Hanson was a 2007 summer associate at the firm, where he participated in general corporate matters including fund formation, mergers and corporate formation. He also assisted in a matter related to an SEC investigation and contributed to matters related to technology licensing, patent litigation and unfair competition law.

Prior to beginning his legal studies, Mr. Hanson worked as a membership coordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and as a database programmer at the Breast Care & Cancer Research Center at the University of Washington.


  • Recognized in the 2013-2018 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" for his corporate practice

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  • Education

    • JD, Santa Clara University School of Law, 2008

    • BS, Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, 2001

  • Admissions

    • California