Eric is an associate at the firm’s Seattle office and a member of the Technology Transactions and Data Protection, Privacy and Security practice groups.
Eric is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the United States (CIPP/US) and primarily focuses on privacy issues such as data governance and compliance. He has experience drafting privacy notices, data processing agreements and internal governance policies. Eric negotiates data processing agreements on behalf of multi-national data controllers and data processors alike. He regularly supports diligence teams in buy-side and sell-side deals for companies in a wide range of industries including health care, media companies, and consumer products.
Eric also advises companies looking to implement sweepstakes and contests with his knowledge of applicable federal statutes and state laws. He has drafted various sweepstakes rules and has helped clients scale their promotions to reach a nationwide audience while remaining compliant with various jurisdictional requirements.
Eric’s pro bono services include assisting non-profit organizations with their privacy compliance programs and using his bilingual skills to assist in immigration matters.
Eric attended Seattle University School of Law where he served as the Vice President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board, founding member of the Privacy Law Student Association, Secretary of the Latino Law Student Association and was an Associate Editor of the Law Review Journal. Eric competed in various negotiation competitions and represented Seattle University in the National Negotiation Competition in 2021.
Eric was the recipient of the 2021 Seattle University School of Law Dean’s Medal Award and is an alumni of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Institute.
- Member, Latino Bar Association of Washington
- Member, Hispanic National Bar Association
- Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic
- “What Tech Firms Should Know About California’s Social Media Law,” Bloomberg Law, 4 November 2022