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Erik N Frias

Business Attorney at Ashburn, VA

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 20 years
    Virginia - VA 20 years
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2004
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2003
    Active No misconduct found

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About Erik

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    I serve as General Counsel to many small and midsized businesses. in that capacity, I advise businesses in any number of industries on a wide variety of issues, particularly governance, employment, financing, contractual matters, transactions and dispute resolution.

    21 years, 100 cases

  2. Financial markets and services
    I advise regulated entities (broker/dealers, investment advisers and self-regulatory organizations) on compliance with the federal securities laws and navigating the various regulatory processes.

    21 years, 20 cases

  3. Mergers and acquisitions
    Small or large, I work with clients who are involved in M&A activity, either on the sell side or the buy side. Expertise includes diligence, analysis, negotiation and drafting.

    15 years, 10 cases

  4. Securities and investment fraud
    I represent entities and individuals who get caught up in the enforcement mechanism of the Securities and Exchange Commission, other state or federal regulatory agencies, or criminal authorities. Representative clients include hedge funds, broker/dealers, corporate officers, and traders. Subject matters include trading issues, disclosure issues or more technical matters.

    21 years, 25 cases

I am a lifelong Virginian and a current resident of Loudoun County.  I am married with 2 children.  When not practicing law, I am a baseball coach in the Dulles Little League and serve as Cubmaster for a local pack of cub scouts.

I have two core practices.  In one, I advise businesses in a variety of matters, primarily in the capacity of General Counsel.  Most of my clients for this practice are small to midsized businesses.  In the other, I advise regulated entities, public companies and individuals on compliance with the federal securities laws.  In this capacity, I focus primarily on assisting clients navigate through the enforcement mechanisms of the various regulators in this space.


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20172 Boxwood Place
Ashburn, VA, 20147

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Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Law Office of Erik Frias, PC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • Frias, Daisy & Collins LLP
  • 2009 - 2015
  • Associate
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
  • 2003 - 2009


  • George Mason University School of Law
  • J.D., Magna cum Laude
  • 2003
  • Georgetown University
  • B.S.B.A.
  • 1994


  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Award for Academic Excellence
  • West Corporation
  • 2003

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Business Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Erik is an exceptional attorney with a keen legal mind. He provides innovative options and approaches for clients."
Corporate and incorporation Attorney | Jul 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Erik's breadth of knowledge across the corporate and regulatory realm make him an invaluable attorney and counsel in a myriad of matters"
Employment and labor
Criminal defense
Ashburn Business Lawyer Erik N Frias
Erik N Frias
Business Attorney
Ashburn, VA
Licensed for 20 years