Eric Ruder Esq.

With over twenty years of experience in the legal field and expertise in licensing and intellectual property, Eric is a valuable asset to the S&A team.

Eric was the Associate General Counsel at Authentic Brands Group, a brand holding company, where he worked on license agreements and joint ventures.

Previously, Eric served as Associate General Counsel at Beanstalk, a licensing agency and branding consultancy, where he spent eleven years drafting and negotiating license agreements for some of Beanstalk’s largest past and current clients. Before his association with Beanstalk, Eric was the Associate General Counsel of ICES, an Internet venture holding company, where he worked on acquisitions and private financing transactions.

Eric has also been in private practice with various law firms in New York City such as Schulte, Roth & Zabel and Graham & James, where he worked on general corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions and private placements of equity, among other matters.