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Erik D. Syvertsen

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  • Erik was named for inclusion to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service for lawyers under 40, since 2014.

Education

M.B.A., Columbia Business School, 2014

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J.D., cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2007

  • Moot Court Honor Society
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B.S., St. John's University, 2003

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  • New York, 2009
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Erik Syvertsen leads Olshan’s Emerging Company Practice, specializing in representing early-stage technology and growth companies on capital raising and transactional matters.

As a member of Olshan's Corporate Group, Erik has a broad background in corporate and securities law, representing private and public companies from seed-stage start-ups to mature public companies. 

Erik counsels entrepreneurs on the formation of their companies, structuring of equity capitalization and negotiation of angel, seed and venture capital financings. He also advises corporate clients on public offerings, debt financings and merger and acquisition transactions as well as a range of corporate and governance issues.  Aside from his corporate clients, Erik’s practice also includes counseling venture capital and institutional investors with respect to their portfolio investments.

Erik has experience counseling clients in a variety of industries, including internet technology, hardware and robotics, consumer products, financial services, hospitality and retail.

Erik received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and his J.D., cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

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