Corporate Finance
Corporate Law & Governance


Erik Franks is an associate in the Palo Alto office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he practices corporate and securities law. He has extensive experience with a variety of securities offerings and debt transactions, including offerings of senior and subordinated convertible notes, high-yield notes and investment-grade notes; private placements of convertible and non-convertible notes, common stock and warrants; secured and unsecured bank financings; and commercial paper facilities. Erik also has experience negotiating a broad range of derivative instruments, including capped calls, bond hedge and warrant transactions, capped and collared accelerated stock repurchases, foreign exchange derivatives, interest rate swaps, and commodity derivatives.

  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2006
  • B.A., English, San Diego State University, 2003
    Magna Cum Laude
  • State Bar of California

Contact Information

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-565-3879
Fax | 650-493-6811

Email | Erik

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