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Eric Willens

Eric Willens Senior Associate  “Education is a lifelong process and I am constantly striving to perfect my trade as a corporate and transactional lawyer.  I believe that I am a highly-effective advocate for my clients since I stop nothing short of providing them with the best possible representation.” Mr. Willens joined Cummins & White, LLP in 2013. His legal practice areas include corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities with a particular focus on corporate finance, private equity and general transactional work. Mr. Willens has extensive experience providing counsel to startups, small and medium-sized businesses, financial institutions, investment advisers and private investment funds. Mr. Willens advises both private and public companies on all aspects of business, securities and corporate law. This includes business formation, contract drafting and negotiation, angel financing, venture capital and private equity, corporate governance and compliance, securities offerings, correspondence and filings with the SEC, protection of intellectual property and other assets, sales of businesses, and mergers and acquisitions. Before working for Cummins & White, LLP, Mr. Willens worked for a venture capital firm, Emerald Ocean Capital, as their General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer. Practice Areas Mergers & Acquisitions Business Transactions Securities Offerings and Compliance Venture Capital and Private Equity Corporate Governance and Compliance Business Formations Finance & Due Diligence Investment Fund Formation and Compliance Investment Adviser Registration and Compliance Intellectual Property Protection, Agreements and Prosecution Supplier/Requirements Agreements and Commercial Transactions Bar Admissions U.S. District Court (Central District of California) Education BA (Philosophy), University of the Pacific JD, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific Representative Clients Rock & Brews Emerald Ocean Capital GP, LLC OneWest Bank, FSB Orion Capital StockShield, Inc. Inflection Point Research, LLC Saleen Automotive, Inc. SearchCore, Inc. Victory Energy Corporation Care Ambulance Shot Spirits Corporation Memberships State Bar of California Orange County Bar Association Association for Corporate Growth