Eric Robinson represents public and private companies and investors in a wide range of corporate governance, M&A, debt financing, and private equity matters. He has extensive experience advising emerging companies, and has helped start-ups in the energy, retail and cyber-defense markets formalize their organization and prepare for sustained growth.

Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Mr. Robinson was an associate at a boutique law firm in Colorado and a major international firm in New York. He previously served in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars with the US Army's 101st Airborne Division and later worked as a civilian at the National Counterterrorism Center and the Joint Special Operations Command.


  • Emerging companies in a range of corporate governance and fundraising matters.*
  • Aerospace and defense firms in M&A transactions.*
  • Technology companies regarding corporate governance and regulatory issues.*
  • Special counsel on a multibillion dollar initial public offering.*
* Reflects representations undertaken at a previous firm


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2018
  • MA, International Relations, Yale University, 2011
  • BA, History & Political Science, Syracuse University, 2004, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude
  • Colorado
  • New York
Government & Military Service
  • United States Army
  • United States Army Reserve
  • National Counterterrorism Center
  • Joint Special Operations Command
  • Board member, The Wrath Bearing Tree
  • Founding member, External Innovation Board for 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  • French
  • German
  • Arabic

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