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Erin Eliasen represents and advises companies in all types of negotiated transactions, including buy- and sell-side mergers and acquisitions and other strategic business transactions, credit finance, project finance, secured transactions, corporate governance issues, and commercial agreements, including license agreements.  She represents both lenders and borrowers in transactions involving unusual collateral, including collateral located in foreign countries, oceans and on Indian reservations.  Erin advises and assists clients in forming, capitalizing and maintaining corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships.  She also advises clients on maritime transactions, including the structuring of vessel ownership arrangements, vessel documentation and vessel financing.



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  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, 9th Circuit, 2010


Fordham University School of Law, J.D., Dean's List (2001, 2002), 2003

  • Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Senior Articles Editor, 2002-2003
  • Staff Member, 2001-2002

University of Pennsylvania, B.A. in History, 1999

Honors | Recognitions

  • Named by peers as a "Rising Star" in Business-Corporate, Washington Super Lawyers, 2010
  • Named as a Leading Lawyer by Chambers USA: America for business, 2009
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