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Eric A. DeJong

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Perkins Coie LLP

Eric DeJong, a partner in the firm’s Business practice, focuses his practice on public offerings and corporate finance, securities regulation, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Eric regularly advises public companies on SEC reporting and compliance, disclosure matters and best corporate governance practices, and has a broad range of securities offering experience, including initial and follow-on public offerings, and PIPE financings.  Eric also has extensive mergers and acquisitions experience, including representation of both buyers and sellers in public-to-public, private-to-public, private-to-private and private equity transactions. In addition, Eric represents private companies in venture capital and other private financing transactions and general corporate and business matters.

A frequent speaker and writer on corporate law topics, Eric is co-author of the leading treatise on Washington corporate law, Washington Business Entities:  Law and Forms (2010), a contributor to The Initial Public Offering handbook:  A Guide for Entrepreneurs, Executives, Directors and Private Investors (2008) and a contributor to The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives (2006).  Eric is a long-time member of the Corporate Act Revision Committee of the Washington State Bar Association's Business Law Section, which is responsible for considering and proposing changes to the Washington Business Corporation Act. 

Awards

  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, "Washington's Super Lawyers," 2005

Client Comments

  • "Eric Dejong is a very understanding and knowledgeable attorney. He explained what I didn't know and offered insights into issues I never would have thought about. He made a difficult process as easy as it could be. He is highly recommended."

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Locations

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-3793
Firm Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law (Corporate Compliance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, General Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Venture Capital)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Education

  • Washington State University (BA)
  • University of California (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association

Organizations & Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association — Member