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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.

Eric has deep expertise in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors 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.

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.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Employment Law
    Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Intellectual Property
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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Professional Experience
Pierson Law
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Senior Counsel--Strategy & Management
Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.
Stanford University
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Columbia University
B.A. (1994)
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4102257
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State Bar of California
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Contact & Map
San Francisco Office
355 50th Street
Oakland, CA 94609
Telephone: (917) 940-0202
Cell: (917) 940-0202