Eric T. Juergens is a corporate partner and a member of the firm’s Capital Markets, Public Company Advisory, Insurance and Private Equity Groups. His practice focuses on securities laws, representations of issuers and financial intermediaries in capital markets transactions, and providing public companies with advice on corporate governance matters and compliance with SEC and stock exchange rules and regulations.

Mr. Juergens is recommended by The Legal 500 US (2024), and is also listed as a Rising Star Partner by IFLR1000 (2022). He is currently the Vice-Chair of the Securities Law Opinions subcommittee of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the American Bar Association and a member of the Law360 Capital Markets Editorial Advisory Board.

Mr. Juergens is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting the capital markets and insurance and private equity industries. His recent publications include “SEC Issues Long-Awaited Climate-Related Disclosure Rule,” NYU PCCE (March, 2024); “How Shareholder Activists Are Targeting Insurers,” Law360 (November, 2023); “Debevoise Discusses Fifth Circuit Decision on Fixing Share Repurchase Rules,” CLS Blue Sky Blog (November, 2023); “SEC Adopts Share Repurchase Disclosure Rules,” Compliance & Enforcement (May, 2023); “Debevoise Discusses Super Voting Preferred Stock,” CLS Blue Sky Blog (April, 2023); “Thoughts on financing and capital solutions for insurance companies,” Westlaw (October, 2022); “Debevoise Discusses Shareholder Climate Activism and 401(k) Plans,” CLS Blue Sky Blog (June, 2022); “The Financing Flexibility of P-Caps” Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report (Spring, 2022); “Insurance Investments: Key Considerations for Investors in the United States, Europe and Asia,” Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report (Spring, 2021); and “Debt Tender and Exchange Offers: The Basics,” Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report (Fall, 2019).

Mr. Juergens joined Debevoise in 2011. Mr. Juergens received a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law summa cum laude in 2011, where he served as a senior articles editor of the St. John’s Law Review and received the Dean Mary C. Daly Memorial Prize and the Joseph Kerzner Prize (Valedictorian). He received an Honors Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude from the University of Delaware in 2008.


  • St. John's University School of Law, 2011, J.D.
  • University of Delaware, 2008, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New York