Jeeho Lee


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Jeeho Lee is a highly skilled corporate transactional lawyer with 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, Jeeho 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. 

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.

Jeeho’s issuer clients include AFC Gamma, Inc., Air Lease Corporation, American Honda Finance Corporation, Care Trust REIT, Inc., Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, Geneva Enterprises Inc., Microsemi Corporation, Synaptics Incorporated, and Verso Corporation. Jeeho also serves as designated underwriters’ counsel for Toyota Motor Credit Corporation.


Honors & Awards

  • 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.

Press Releases

Alerts and Publications

The Door for Companies to Raise Capital Through Direct Listings on Nasdaq Is Now Open

五月 25, 2021

Going Public? IPO v. SPAC v. Direct Listing Quick Reference Guide

三月 10, 2021

No Walls in 2021? SEC Reopens the Door for Companies to Raise Capital through Direct Listings on the NYSE

十二月 29, 2020

Wall Stays Up a Bit Longer: The SEC Stays Its Approval of the NYSE’s Primary Direct Listing Rules

九月 2, 2020

Another Brick Out of the Wall: NYSE and the SEC Open the Door for Companies to Raise Capital through Direct Listings

八月 28, 2020

Video: Direct Listings – A New Path to Going Public

三月 4, 2020

Top 8 Considerations for Significant Stockholders in an IPO

十二月 17, 2019

NYSE Resubmits Proposal to Enable Capital Raises Through Direct Listings

十二月 13, 2019

SEC Rejects NYSE’s Proposed Direct Listing Rules, Precluding Capital Raises Through Direct Listing For Now

十二月 9, 2019

Momentum Minutes: Going Public? How to Determine Whether a Direct Listing Is Right for You

十一月 6, 2019

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