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Eric Alden

Eric Alden
Professor of Law


Professor Eric Alden has broad securities regulatory and transactional experience and is the author of a forthcoming book involving contract law. He has been a member of the Chase faculty since 2011, and has published articles in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Berkeley Business Law Journal, Hawaii Law Review, the Nevada Law Journal, Northeastern University Law Review and Washington Law Review.

Prior to teaching at Chase, he was a partner in two large Silicon Valley law firms; an attorney fellow at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., in the Division of Corporation Finance, Office of Chief Counsel; a research fellow in securities regulation and corporate governance at the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy; and an adjunct professor at the University of California, Hastings College of Law.

His experience in the areas of securities regulation and transaction includes public company disclosure counseling, securities regulatory compliance, corporate governance, public and private offerings of equity, debt and hybrid securities, mergers and acquisitions, formation of private investment funds and representation of banks and hedge funds in interactions with public markets

Professor Alden holds a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School of Columbia University, a Master of Arts in modern history from Freie Universität in Berlin, a Certificat d'Etudes Politiques from l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Harvard University.