Erik F. Franks

Erik Franks is an associate in the Palo Alto office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he practices corporate and securities law. He has extensive experience with a variety of securities offerings and debt transactions, including offerings of senior and subordinated convertible notes, high-yield notes and investment-grade notes; private placements of convertible and non-convertible notes, common stock and warrants; secured and unsecured bank financings; and commercial paper facilities. Erik also has experience negotiating a broad range of derivative instruments, including capped calls, bond hedge and warrant transactions, capped and collared accelerated stock repurchases, foreign exchange derivatives, interest rate swaps, and commodity derivatives.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Finance and 2) Corporate Law & Governance
Law School UC Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 2006)
Admitted Year 2006
Education San Diego State University (B.A., 2003)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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