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.

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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
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