Eric O’Connor is an associate at the firm’s Miami office. He is a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. Eric’s practice concentrates on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, corporate governance matters, and compliance with federal securities law and stock exchange requirements in the context of initial public offerings, secondary offerings, private placements, director and employee compensation plans, periodic and event-based SEC filings, and special purpose acquisition company launches and combinations.
Prior to joining the firm as an associate lawyer, Eric worked for the firm as a summer associate. During that time, he drafted and collated transactional documents in connection with private investor public entity (PIPE) transactions and equity lines of credit. Eric also drafted intrafirm memoranda and legal opinions to confirm that shares of common stock were exempt from typical SEC registration requirements under Rule 144's safe harbor provisions.