Jeeho Lee


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Jeeho is Chair of O’Melveny’s Capital Markets Practice and has extensive experience representing US and foreign issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, secondary offerings, private placements, debt offerings, including investment grade issuances and high-yield offerings, and debt restructuring transactions such as exchange offers. In addition, she assists public companies with securities law compliance, disclosure issues, and corporate governance matters. Jeeho also advises issuers, advisors, and funds with respect to the corporate, security law, and transactional aspects of financial restructuring matters and SPAC transactions.

Jeeho has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by the International Financial Law Review every year since 2014. Recently, Jeeho was one of five capital markets lawyers recognized by Law360 as a Rising Star under 40 and was also named to The American Lawyer's second annual list of Northeast Trailblazers, which recognizes “professionals in the Northeast who have moved the needle in the legal industry.”


Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in The American Lawyer's second annual list of “Northeast Trailblazers” (2022)
  • Recognized in Business Insider's list of the “nine go-to lawyers” advising companies in the electric vehicle industry ( (2021)
  • Named a “Rising Star” in Capital Markets by Law360 (2021)
  • Recognized as a “Rising Star” in IFLR1000 rankings (2014-2021)


Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • California


  • University of California, Berkeley, J.D.:  Prosser Prize in Asian Americans and the Law
  • Barnard College, B.A., Political Science:  magna cum laude; Elizabeth Hughes Gosset Scholar; Recipient, Marion Churchill White Prize

Professional Activities



  • Law360 Capital Markets Editorial Advisory Board


  • Panelist, “Legal Advisor Insights: M&A Market Outlook,” American Bar Association (April 12, 2021)
  • Panelist, “Do I have the Right Legal Partner to Help Scale My Business?” COI Ladder Institute’s Unleashing the Power of Partnerships 2020 (August 10, 2020)
  • Panelist, “What Female Founders Want You to Know About Getting the Financial Support You Need,” The Riveter, founded by UBS (May 14, 2020)
  • Panelist, “What’s New in Accounting,” CFA Society New York (February 27, 2020)
  • Panelist, “Proxy Guideline and Voting Trend,” CFA Society New York (March 6, 2019)


  • Hiring Partner, responsible for managing recruiting efforts across O’Melveny’s 15 offices
  • Teacher, Project Entrepreneur 2020 NYC, presented by UBS in partnership with The Female Founder Collective
  • Representing issuers in a number of equity and debt offerings, including offerings in the retail, airline, broadcasting, financial services, technology, semiconductor, entertainment, biopharmaceutical, real estate development, and water industries.
  • Representing underwriters in a number of equity and debt offerings, including offerings in the entertainment, biopharmaceutical, cable, financial services and real estate development industries.
  • Representing companies in venture capital and other private placements, including offerings for technology, aircraft leasing and biopharmaceutical companies.

In the News

Press Releases

O’Melveny Advises Liberty Media on Split-Off of Atlanta Braves Holdings and Reclassification of Tracking Stock

August 8, 2023

O’Melveny Advises B. Riley Securities as Sole Bookrunner and Placement Agent on US$192 Million Upsized Public Offering for Lilium N.V.

July 25, 2023

O’Melveny Partner Jeeho Lee Named to Crain’s New York Business 2023 List of “Notable Women in Law”

June 23, 2023

O’Melveny Represents Belite Bio in Follow-on Offering

June 7, 2023

O’Melveny Advises B. Riley Securities as Sole Placement Agent on Private Placement Financing of US$55 Million Series A Preferred Stock of Ribbon Communications

April 13, 2023

O’Melveny Advises Liberty Media on Private Offering of US$575 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes

March 17, 2023

O’Melveny Advises Liberty Broadband on Financing Transactions

March 2, 2023

O’Melveny Advises Liberty Broadband on Private Offering of US$1.1 Billion of 3.125% Exchangeable Senior Debentures

February 23, 2023

O’Melveny Represents B. Riley Securities as Sole Bookrunner on Public Equity Offering of Bed Bath & Beyond

February 21, 2023

O’Melveny Partner Jeeho Lee Named a “Northeast Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer

June 3, 2022

O’Melveny Advises Surf Air Mobility in Merger with Southern Airways Corporation and its US$1.42 Billion Business Combination with Tuscan Holdings Corp. II to Make Surf Air a Public Company

May 18, 2022

O’Melveny Advises Blackstone Products in US$900 Million Business Combination with Ackrell SPAC Partners to Make Blackstone a Public Company

December 23, 2021

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