David J. Johnson Jr

Dave Johnson is the managing partner of O’Melveny’s Hong Kong office and a member of the Firm’s Capital Markets Practice.

Dave represents corporations, funds and investment banks in all aspects of corporate finance and capital markets transactions including acting as lead counsel in numerous domestic and international public and private capital markets offerings, PIPE transactions and negotiated restructurings. Dave has represented issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity and debt (including convertible and high-yield) securities in cross-border transactions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, as well as acted as counsel to investment funds in debt and equity investments and exchange transactions.

Dave has acted as counsel to issuers, advisors and funds in connection with direct debt and equity investments, debt tender and exchange offers and distressed restructurings.

In addition, Dave counsels companies, boards and special committees in disclosure and corporate governance matters. He also represents corporations, funds and financial advisors in acquisition and restructuring transactions.

Dave has been recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500 and Super Lawyers, as a leading Capital Markets lawyer.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Capital Markets, 2) Distressed Mergers and Acquisitions, 3) Banks and Investment Banks, 4) Private Equity, 5) Transactions and 6) Entertainment and Media
Law School University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1985
Admitted Year 2006
Education University of Virginia, B.A., 1979
Bar Member / Association Hong Kong State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, California State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
Relevant Jobs
Associate Attorney

We are a boutique-sized law firm seeking an outstanding, professional and driven lawyer from an accredited law school, licensed to practice law in California, with experience in the defense of genera...

Apply now

Legal Assistant
USA-CA-Beverly Hills

Our office is looking for a full time legal assistant with at least one year of legal experience working in a law firm (preferably employment law).  The legal assistant will be supporting two attorne...

Apply now

Product Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
USA-CA-Mountain View

Product Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will be working as a member of the Legal Team’s Product Center of Excellence. Will be responsible for partnering with multiple innovative prod...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Alan Singer
Alan Singer

Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.

Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.