January 18, 2012

National law firm Polsinelli Shughart continues its growth with the addition of attorney Eric S. Wu to the firm’s Business department. Mr. Wu practices in the firm’s Corporate Finance and Securities group and advises a variety of clients, including public and private companies, on transactional and ongoing compliance with securities regulations and other corporate matters.

“Eric’s previous experience makes him a terrific asset to our firm. We are excited to have him on board while we continue our national growth,” said Business Department Chair Frank J. Ross Jr.

Prior to joining Polsinelli Shughart, Mr. Wu practiced in the Washington, D.C. office of a law firm based in New York City. He has represented companies as buyers and sellers in various acquisitions, including asset sales, equity purchases and mergers, and he stated, “I’m thrilled to have joined a highly regarded national law firm. With offices located throughout the country, Polsinelli Shughart offers a vast amount of resources to better serve its clients and further develop my practice.”

Polsinelli Shughart’s national Business department, which includes the firm’s Corporate Finance and Securities group, is composed of more than 80 attorneys practicing in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, St. Louis and Washington D.C. The Corporate Finance and Securities practice group has handled deals of all types and sizes representing a diverse range of clients from small businesses and venture capitalists to Fortune 100 companies.

Mr. Wu earned his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law and subsequently earned a Master of Laws from the Georgetown University Law Center in the field of Securities and Financial Regulation. He earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of California.

Mr. Wu is licensed in Illinois and the District of Columbia.

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About Polsinelli Shughart

With 570 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart ( is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business law, financial services, real estate and business litigation. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients, Polsinelli is redefining the business of law by sharing ideas, goals and outcomes with its clients. The firm builds enduring relationships by creating value through our legal services - with passion, ingenuity and a sense of urgency. The firm has offices located in Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Edwardsville; Jefferson City; Kansas City; Los Angeles; New York; Overland Park; Phoenix; Springfield; St. Joseph; St. Louis; Topeka; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE. In California, as Polsinelli Shughart LLP.