Erik Hansen is of counsel in Ice Miller’s Business Group where he concentrates his practice on investment advisor, broker-dealer, and investment company matters (and related FINRA matters), as well as federal and state securities laws.  

He has extensive experience directing the development, operation and management of broker-dealer compliance programs and projects in response to FINRA, SEC and state and federal regulatory requirements.

Prior to joining Ice Miller, Erik was counsel at a national company that specialized in real estate development, value investments and health care. As chief compliance officer for the real estate company’s subsidiary broker-dealer, he led broker-dealer business/capital markets and broker-dealer personnel across all business and compliance units, analyzed legal risk and created strategies to provide risk mitigation and developed and implemented internal control tests to verify employee compliance with the firm's policies and procedures.

In addition, his legal experience includes working at large law firms as an associate in Indianapolis and New York. Erik researched and examined trial documents to prepare for court hearings and depositions, reviewed corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions), as well as debt acquisitions and joint ventures, and coordinated and analyzed compliance for FINRA and SEC review for internal investigation cases.

Erik earned his juris doctor from Boston University School of Law in 2010. He is admitted to practice law in the states of Indiana and New York.

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