Eric Chung Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Eric Chung

Eric Chung

Versatile lawyer, entrepreneur and business thinker

San Francisco
California
Licensed in
CA
Vanderbilt University Law
School

"Eric is easily one of the best I have worked with."

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About
Eric graduated from the Vanderbilt University School of Law and is a versatile lawyer and business thinker. Eric can help with a wide-range of legal matters and has particular expertise in the finance and investment industries. He was a former General Counsel, chief compliance officer, corporate lawyer, fund-formation lawyer, and real estate lawyer.

Eric transcends just being a lawyer: He started and runs a successful hedge fund, was a professional poker player, and has a burning passion for entrepreneurship and winning.

He was an associate for 8+ years at world-class law firms and has extensive in-house legal experience with private
… read more and public companies. Eric lives in San Francisco.
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"Eric is very cool & knows his stuff"

Draft Website Agreement for Startup App
Posted on May 21, 2016
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"Eric is a master at investments. Very knowledgeable. "


Posted on May 17, 2016
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"Eric's very knowledgeable, delivers his work on time, and he charges a very reasonable rate. He's very responsive when it comes to communication and he's extremely detail-oriented."

Affiliate Agreement Services
Posted on May 7, 2016
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"Eric knows his stuff very well and can communicate it clearly. He is friendly and a joy to work with."

Equity Financing Services
Posted on May 6, 2016
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"Eric has helped us with a contract for a consultant and related paperwork for a specific situation we had. He had been very thorough in understanding the situation and helped us with detailed paperwork. Would definitely like to take his help again."

Review Promissory Note & Letter
Posted on May 2, 2016
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"Eric is a very dedicated and skilled attorney. He got the job done well and promptly within the defined budget. I'll definitely be coming back for his services."

Contractor Agreements Services
Posted on Apr 26, 2016

Work History

Lighthaven Capital Management

Founder

Jan 2011 - Present

Founder and Chief Legal Officer of hedge fund manager.

Jan 2011 - Present

FutureAdvisor (through Axiom Legal)

Interim Chief Compliance Officer

Dec 2015 - Jan 2016

Compliance professional for SEC-registered Investor Adviser Firm.

Dec 2015 - Jan 2016

Aconex Ltd.

Assistant GC

Oct 2013 - Dec 2014

Corporate and equity compensation lawyer.

Oct 2013 - Dec 2014

BlackRock

Counsel

May 2010 - Oct 2011

Counsel for world’s largest asset manager.

May 2010 - Oct 2011

Atmel Corporation

Director of Corporate Legal Affairs

Jul 2008 - Sep 2009

Corporate lawyer and compliance offifcer for public semiconductor manufacturer.

Jul 2008 - Sep 2009

Protiviti

General Counsel

May 2004 - Jul 2008

Chief legal officer of 3,300+ employee global consulting firm.

May 2004 - Jul 2008

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Associate

May 2000 - Mar 2004

Corporate lawyer specializing in fund formation, general corporate law and securities.

May 2000 - Mar 2004

Bryan Cave

Associate

Aug 1996 - Feb 2000

Corporate and real estate lawyer.

Aug 1996 - Feb 2000

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