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Erik Edwards

Partner

Whether it’s helping an entrepreneur form a company or an investor identify ventures, I enjoy supporting innovation.

eedwards@cooley.com

Erik practices general securities and corporate law, with a focus on emerging growth companies, private financings, initial public offerings, and mergers & acquisitions. Erik represents companies and investors in areas such as software, hardware, Internet of Things, edtech, cleantech, life sciences, social impact, fashion, retail, unmanned vehicles, artificial intelligence, media, fintech and other technology fields. He works with numerous incubators in the US and internationally, and he speaks regularly on various corporate governance and financing topics.

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Experience

  • Digital Shadows Agrees to Sell to ReliaQuest 

  • Byju’s Agrees to Acquire Tynker to Continue US Expansion 

  • India-Based Edtech Company Byju’s Acquires Epic 

  • Owl Ventures Investment in Byjus 150 Million Financing 

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law
    JD, cum laude, 2000

  • American University
    BA, Law and Society
    1997


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • State Bar of California

  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Super Lawyers: Northern California Rising Star (2015)

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