Eric DeJong
Class of 1990

Partner, Perkins Coie

Seattle, WA

Eric DeJong, a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice, has been providing transactional, governance and securities-related advice to public and private companies in a wide range of industries for over two decades. Eric has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, including representation of both buyers and sellers in public-to-public, private-to-public, private-to-private and private equity transactions. He also regularly advises public companies on SEC reporting, disclosure and corporate governance matters. He has a broad range of securities offering experience, including initial and follow-on public offerings, debt offerings and PIPE financings. In addition, he represents private companies in venture capital and other private financing transactions and general corporate and business matters.

Previous Experience

Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

Associate, Farella Braun & Martel

Co-Author, The Initial Public Offering Handbook: A Guide for Entrepreneurs, Executives, Directors, and Private Investors, Second Edition (2016)

Contributor, The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives, Fifth Edition (2015)

Co-Author, Washington Business Entities: Law and Forms, Second Edition (2010)

UC Hastings Activities

Member, Hastings Law Journal


America’s Leadings Lawyers for Business (Corporate/Commercial), Chambers USA (2018)

The Best Lawyers in America 2009 – Present: Corporate Law – Corporate Compliance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, General Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Venture Capital, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Washington’s Super Lawyers, Present, Super Lawyers Magazine (2003, 2005, 2015)