Jennifer A. DePalma

Jennifer DePalma is a partner in O’Melveny’s Silicon Valley and New York offices and a member of the Firm’s Transactions Department and Mergers and Acquisitions Practice.

Jennifer’s practice focuses on the representation of clients in the life sciences, healthcare, device and biotechnology sectors as well as the media, information technologies and real estate industries. She primarily represents publicly traded and privately held companies in both domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, leveraged buyout transactions, significant recapitalizations, corporate partnering arrangements, the formation of joint ventures and other strategic alliances and other similar transactions. Jennifer led the lawyer team in the acquisition transaction that was the first to use the relatively new merger statute in the Cayman Islands.

Jennifer also counsels public and private companies, as well as venture capital and private equity investors, on matters of securities, general corporate and business law, venture capital and private equity financings, PIPEs, public offerings and intellectual property transactions. Her professional experience includes serving as primary corporate counselor for NASDAQ-listed companies; company- and investor-side representations in multiple PIPE financing transactions; complex capital markets transactions; and representation of leading private equity and venture capital investors in financing transactions in the US and Asia.

In 2011 and 2013, Jennifer was named to Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” list of Northern California’s best young attorneys in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Mergers and Acquisitions, 2) Corporate Finance, 3) Life Sciences Transactions, 4) Health Care and 5) Venture Capital and Emerging Technologies
Law School Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D.
Education Princeton University, A.B.
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
Relevant Jobs
Sr. Contracts Administrator (Paralegal)
USA-CA-Irvine

We currently have an exciting opening for a Sr. Contract Administrator (Paralegal) to become part of the Toshiba America, Inc. legal team.  Position Overview: The Sr. Contracts Administrator/Pa...

Apply now

Legal Secretary
USA-CA-Palo Alto

The Legal Secretary's role is to provide administrative support to assigned firm personnel; assist and relieve attorneys and other personnel of administrative and clerical work by performing essential...

Apply now

Legal Counsel III
USA-CA-San Bruno

Legal Counsel III The candidate will provide legal support for the hardware engineering, manufacturing supply chain and hardware support services organizations. Will negotiate complex hardware develo...

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.

Barbara A. Fitzgerald
Barbara A. Fitzgerald

Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.