Brian S. Korn

Brian S. Korn is a partner in the Capital Markets practice group and is resident in the New York office. His practice focuses on corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings (IPOs), early-stage and start up venture financings, and mature corporate and high-yield debt finance. He also advises clients on SEC compliance, broker-dealer compliance and corporate swap transactions.

Prior to joining Manatt, Mr. Korn co-led the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending practice at a major international law firm. Mr. Korn has also previously served as head of Equity Capital Markets and Syndicate Compliance at Barclays Capital and as senior vice president and assistant general counsel at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. He has extensive experience representing issuers and underwriters in investment banking and capital markets transactions, including transactions involving equity, debt, hybrid/convertible and preferred securities, derivatives and foreign exchange. He has executed several IPOs and other equity value monetization transactions, such as spin-offs, split-offs and carveout transactions. He also has extensive experience in sponsor-leveraged buyouts and bank/bond acquisition financing.

Mr. Korn has made multiple appearances on Fox Business Television, Bloomberg, CCTV America and National Public Radio commenting on the JOBS Act, including its impact on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending, IPOs and market trading dynamics.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Capital Markets, 2) Corporate and Finance, 3) Financial Services and Banking, 4) Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding, 5) Mergers and Acquisitions and 6) Venture Capital
Law School Northwestern University School of Law (J.D.,1997)
Education University of California, Berkeley (B.A.,1993)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/pub/brian-korn/4/786/bb1
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