Jennifer Cao
Associate | New York
Jennifer Cao

Jennifer Cao is an associate in Dechert’s corporate and securities group. Ms. Cao represents issuers and underwriters on public and private securities offerings, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and secondary public offerings. Ms. Cao also advises companies on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, periodic reporting and securities regulation and compliance.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Cao was a corporate associate in the Toronto office of a leading Canadian law firm. During her time there, she was seconded to their New York office and participated in a secondment to a client’s in-house legal department.

Key Matters

  • The underwriters in the initial public offering and follow-on offerings of a consumer goods and merchandising company.
  • A real estate investment trust on a number of its follow-on offerings of equity, hybrid and debt securities.
  • A real estate investment trust in establishing its at-the-market program.
  • A biotechnology company in its internal reorganization as part of its initial public offering.
  • An industrial chemicals company on a number of its follow-on offerings of equity and hybrid securities.
  • The buyer in connection with its acquisition of a communications company.
  • The sellers in connection with the sale of its shares in two insurance companies.
  • The seller in its sale of a portfolio of solar energy projects.
  • Emerging and high growth companies in their venture capital financings.  

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

    • University of Toronto, B.A.
    • University of Waterloo, Master of Public Service
    • Queen's University, J.D.
    • New York
    • Ontario