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Eric Francis Pierson

Pierson Law
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • California, New York
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Eric Pierson is a practical and results-oriented generalist attorney with over twenty years of law firm and in-house experience and a proven track record of success as a strategic business partner and trusted advisor.

Prior to starting his own firm, Eric spent over twelve years in-house in New York as a corporate generalist and lead U.S. attorney supporting the Americas division of Mitsui, a Fortune Global 500 Japanese multinational conglomerate. Previously he practiced at San Francisco-based McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen and its successor firm, Bingham McCutchen, for ten years, primarily as a litigator focused on intellectual property and contract disputes.

Eric has deep expertise in general corporate matters, commercial transactions, labor and employment and crisis management, along with strong experience in litigation, intellectual property, antitrust, environmental, compliance, product liability, artificial intelligence, privacy, cybersecurity and ediscovery. He is fluent in cross-border issues and diverse business cultures and offers exceptional communication, presentation and training skills. Eric splits his time between New York City and San Francisco.

Stanford University
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Columbia University
B.A. (1994)
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Professional Experience
Pierson Law
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Senior Counsel--Strategy & Management
Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4102257
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State Bar of California
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Intellectual Property
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Contact & Map
New York Office
400 East 89th Street, #11L
New York, NY 10128
Telephone: (917) 940-0202
Cell: (917) 940-0202
San Francisco Office
4096 Piedmont Avenue, #701
Oakland, CA 94611
Telephone: (917) 940-0202
Cell: (917) 940-0202