Eric Blumrosen

Partner

Overview

Eric Blumrosen serves as the lead attorney in assisting his clients with sophisticated corporate and business needs, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions. Eric is hired by entrepreneurs, businesses owners, C-suite executives general counsel, and foreign investors for not only his expert legal advice, but for his extensive business experience and sound judgment. Eric’s broad understanding and practical approach enables his legal team to focus on what is most important to his clients. Eric’s ultimate goal is for his clients to consider him a trusted advisor.

Since 1984, Eric has worked on numerous corporate, securities, financing, mergers and acquisitions, workout and private equity matters for wide ranges of clients, including public and private companies, entrepreneurs boards of directors, board committees, executive officers, underwriters, private equity funds and private equity portfolio companies. In recent years, Eric has counseled clients in cross border transitions and foreign investors looking to invest in the U.S. Eric has represented private equity funds in making investments in portfolio companies, as well as private equity-funded portfolio companies in various capacities, including corporate and securities transactions and matters. Additionally, he has assisted public company clients with corporate finance through public and private offerings of equity and debt, securities reporting and compliance (including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance), mergers and acquisitions, and executive compensation matters. He has also counseled boards of directors and board committees on corporate governance matters. Eric’s clients have operated in a diverse range of industries, including energy, consulting, construction, logistic solutions, manufacturing, fabrication, chemical, medical device, staffing and healthcare.

Eric is a member of the firm's Management Committee. From 2013 through 2016, Eric previously served as the firm's vice chair of the board of directors and has served as a member of the board of directors for over 12 years.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth, Houston Chapter

Community Involvement

  • Director, Dress for Success Houston
    • Chairmen of the Board of Director
  • Former Trustee, Emery Weiner School
    • Former Member, Executive Committee
    • Former Vice President
    • Former Chair, Athletics Task Force
  • Member, Holocaust Museum Houston
    • Former Member, Executive By-laws Committee
  • Member, Houston Producers' Forum
  • Former Director, American Jewish Committee
  • Co-Chair, Houston Holocaust Museum Luncheon (2006, 2017)
  • Co-Chair, Emery Weiner JOE Dinner (2005)

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized, The Best Lawyers® in America (Steven Naifeh & Gregory White Smith eds., Woodward/White Inc.)
    • Corporate Law (2013, 2015-2018)
  • Recognized, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Tom Wicker ed., Chambers & Partners)
    • Corporate/M&A (Texas) (2011-2013)
  • Recognized, Texas Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, as published in Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
    • Mergers & Acquisitions (2004-2006, 2014-2017)
    • Securities & Corporate Finance (2004-2006, 2014)
  • Recognized, The Legal 500 United States
    • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts - M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500 Million) (2012)
  • Recognized, Houston’s Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine (2006)
  • Recognized, AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™

Education

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, (1984)
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, (1981), magna cum laude
    • Member, Phi Beta Kappa Society

Admissions

  • Texas (1984)

Representative Matters

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Represented chemical company in defense of application for temporary injunction after founders’ former employer sought to restrain activities of new company
Represent International IT, business and HR consulting public company in preferred stock offering
Represented steel dust recycling company in various corporate and financing transactions

Capabilities