PALO ALTO, Dec. 5, 2017 — Jennifer DePalma has joined King & Spalding’s Corporate practice in its Silicon Valley office as counsel.
DePalma counsels private and public companies, as well as venture capital and private equity investors, on matters of mergers and acquisitions, financings, initial public offerings and corporate governance. She focuses on the representation of companies developing technologies and intellectual property, particularly in the life sciences, biotech, healthcare and financial technology sectors and on the blockchain.
DePalma has significant cross-border experience, with a focus on the representation of companies in Asia, including the People’s Republic of China, as well as entities and funds investing in such companies. She previously served as general counsel and senior vice president of operations at a financial tech company that offers asset-based loans to small and mid-sized enterprises, and spent 10 years as an attorney at O’Melveny & Myers, where she was a partner in the transactions group.
DePalma was named to Super Lawyers’ list of “Rising Stars” in the area of mergers and acquisitions in Northern California by Law & Politics Media Inc., and was recognized for her expertise in healthcare and life sciences by The Legal 500: United States. She obtained her undergraduate degree at Princeton University and earned her J.D. at the University of Chicago.
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