Eric Lawless

Eric Lawless joined FIG Partners in 2003 as a Founding Partner. Eric also serves as Principal and Head of Corporate Development. He has more than 16 years of financial services experience and works with FIG’s executive team in the planning and execution of the firm’s strategic objectives. Eric manages a team of 10 professionals focused on growing the firm’s relationships with community banks. Eric also coordinates FIG’s Investment Banking, Fixed-Income, Equity Research and Equity Sales & Trading divisions. He also works as an advisor to Southeast-based financial institutions on all strategic and corporate matters, specializing in capital raising and merger transactions. Before joining FIG, Eric worked for ASG Securities as an institutional broker and was a financial advisor at American Express Financial Services. Eric attended Clemson University and received a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance from Kennesaw State University.