Eric H. Wang
Partner, DLA Piper
Silicon Valley Area, San Francisco Area
Securities & Capital Markets, Emerging Companies, Venture Capital Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate, International Transactions
Bio
Eric Wang has broad experience in general corporate and securities representation and business counseling of 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 in various industries both within the United States and in cross-border transactions. Eric 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.
Matters
  • Representation of publicly held companies in general corporate and securities matters and general business counseling: Jamba Juice (Nasdaq: JMBA) Determine, Inc. (Nasdsaq: SLTC) SciClone Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: SCLN)
  • Jamba Juice (Nasdaq: JMBA)
  • Determine, Inc. (Nasdsaq: SLTC)
  • SciClone Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: SCLN)
  • Representation of publicly held companies in initial and secondary public offerings and PIPE offerings of equity and debt securities and spinoffs
  • Representation of privately held companies in general corporate and securities matters and general business counseling
  • Representation of venture capitalists and emerging growth companies in venture financings
  • Representation of acquirors in numerous acquisition transactions: blinkx The Clorox Company Groupon Zazzle Kemflo International/Yakima Greenliant Systems Meltwater SciClone Pharmaceuticals York Risk Services Group HCL Technologies Agilent Technologies Accenture Jamba Juice Callan Associates Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream (prior to its acquisition by Nestlé) Agile Software (prior to its acquisition by Oracle) Pinnacle Systems (prior to its acquisition by Avid Technology) Surfcontrol (prior to its acquisition by Websense)
  • blinkx
  • The Clorox Company
  • Groupon
  • Zazzle
  • Kemflo International/Yakima
  • Greenliant Systems
  • Meltwater
  • SciClone Pharmaceuticals
  • York Risk Services Group
  • HCL Technologies
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Accenture
  • Jamba Juice
  • Callan Associates
  • Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream (prior to its acquisition by Nestlé)
  • Agile Software (prior to its acquisition by Oracle)
  • Pinnacle Systems (prior to its acquisition by Avid Technology)
  • Surfcontrol (prior to its acquisition by Websense)
  • Representation of sellers in numerous sale transactions: Orchard Supply in its sale to Lowe's HCL Technologies in its divestiture of CapitalStream to Linedata Tacit Software in its sale to Oracle METALINCS in its sale to eVault/Seagate Maxtor in its sale to Seagate Optimum Solutions in its sale to KPMG Surfcontrol in its sale to Websense Agile Software in its sale to Oracle AvantGo in its sale to Sybase Pinnacle Systems in its sale to Avid Technology Virage sale to Autonomy New Wave Research in its sale to Electro Scientific Industries Xfire in its sale to Viacom Cooligy in its sale to Emerson Electric WagerWorks in its sale to International Game Technology Appshop in its sale to Usinternetworking Intraspect Software in its sale to Vignette Boxer Cross in its sale to Applied Materials Lara Networks in its sale to Cypress Semiconductor Sahasra Networks in its sale to Cypress Semiconductor Silicon Light Machines in its sale to Cypress Semiconductor Alation Systems in its sale to Cypress Semiconductor Iverson Financial Systems in its sale to The Capital Markets Company Banter Systems in its sale to iPhrase Technologies
  • Orchard Supply in its sale to Lowe's
  • HCL Technologies in its divestiture of CapitalStream to Linedata
  • Tacit Software in its sale to Oracle
  • METALINCS in its sale to eVault/Seagate
  • Maxtor in its sale to Seagate
  • Optimum Solutions in its sale to KPMG
  • Surfcontrol in its sale to Websense
  • Agile Software in its sale to Oracle
  • AvantGo in its sale to Sybase
  • Pinnacle Systems in its sale to Avid Technology
  • Virage sale to Autonomy
  • New Wave Research in its sale to Electro Scientific Industries
  • Xfire in its sale to Viacom
  • Cooligy in its sale to Emerson Electric
  • WagerWorks in its sale to International Game Technology
  • Appshop in its sale to Usinternetworking
  • Intraspect Software in its sale to Vignette
  • Boxer Cross in its sale to Applied Materials
  • Lara Networks in its sale to Cypress Semiconductor
  • Sahasra Networks in its sale to Cypress Semiconductor
  • Silicon Light Machines in its sale to Cypress Semiconductor
  • Alation Systems in its sale to Cypress Semiconductor
  • Iverson Financial Systems in its sale to The Capital Markets Company
  • Banter Systems in its sale to iPhrase Technologies
Clients
Accenture Agile Software Agilent Technologies Alation Systems Appshop AvantGo Banter Systems Boxer Cross Inc. Callan Associates Cooligy Determine, Inc. Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Co. Greenliant Systems Groupon HCL Technologies Intraspect Software Iverson Financial Systems, Inc. Jamba Juice Kemflo International Lara Networks Maxtor Meltwater MetaLINCS New Wave Research Optimum Solutions Orchard Supply Pinnacle Systems Sahasra Networks SciClone Pharmaceuticals Silicon Light Machines SurfControl Tacit Software The Clorox Company Virage WagerWorks Xfire York Risk Services Group Zazzle
Schools
1995
UC Berkeley School of Law
J.D.
Law Review
1992
Pomona College
B.A. cum laude
Bar Admissions

California