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Joo Hyun Lee
 

Joo Hyun Lee

Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Fax: +1-212-455-2502

Joo Hyun Lee provides guidance on a wide range of compensation and employee benefits issues arising in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, sales and equity offerings, among other transactions. Based in the New York office, she also advises public and private companies on a range of compensatory and benefit arrangements, such as equity- and cash-based incentives, retention and severance agreements, as well as deferred compensation plans.

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Work Highlights
  • Hellman & Friedman in connection with a number of transactions, including its investment in SimpliSafe and acquisition of Checkmarx; as well as Applied Systems in its acquisition of Indio Technologies
  • EQT Partners portfolio company Segra in its acquisition of NorthState Telecommunications Corporation
  • Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust in its acquisition of the Bellagio and in its joint venture to acquire MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay
  • Apax in its sale of Acelity, Inc.
  • First Data Corporation in its merger with Fiserv
Education
  • Stanford Law School, 2012 J.D.
  • Yale University, 2009 B.A.
    cum laude
Admissions
  • New York 2013

Joo Hyun Lee is Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice. She provides guidance on a wide range of compensation and employee benefits issues arising in mergers and acquisitions, sales and equity offerings, among other transactions. She also advises public and private companies on a range of compensatory and benefit arrangements.

Joo’s recent transactions have included advising:

  • Hellman & Friedman in connection with a number of transactions, including its investment in SimpliSafe and acquisition of Checkmarx; as well as Applied Systems in its acquisition of Indio Technologies;
  • EQT Partners portfolio company Segra in its acquisition of NorthState Telecommunications Corporation;
  • Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust in its acquisition of the Bellagio and in its joint venture to acquire MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay;
  • Apax in its sale of Acelity, Inc.; and
  • First Data Corporation in its merger with Fiserv.

Joo received her J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A., cum laude, from Yale University. She is admitted to practice in New York.

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