Bio

Joseph Casey focuses on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. He has represented strategic and financial clients in a variety of U.S. and cross-border transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. Mr. Casey also has represented issuers in connection with initial public offerings in the United States and in Hong Kong and regularly advises clients on corporate governance, other general corporate matters and SEC reporting obligations, including reviewing Exchange Act reports.

Notable transactions in which Mr. Casey has been involved include representing:

  • Intel Corporation in its $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye, N.V.;
  • Lattice Semiconductor Corporation in its:
    • $1.3 billion acquisition by Canyon Bridge Capital Partners Inc.; and
    • $600 million acquisition of Silicon Image, Inc.;
  • WL Ross Holding Corp. in its $1.6 billion acquisition of Nexeo Solutions Holdings, LLC;
  • PMC-Sierra, Inc. in its $2.5 billion acquisition by Microsemi Corporation;
  • Cavium, Inc. in its $6 billion acquisition by Marvell Technology Group Ltd.;
  • Yahoo! Inc. in the $4.5 billion sale of its operating business to Verizon Communications Inc.;
  • Flex Ltd. in the $273 million sale of the China-based operations of its subsidiary Multek Corporation to Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc.;
  • Ctrip.com International Ltd. in several strategic investments; and
  • ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd. in its subsidiary ZhongAn International’s joint venture with SoftBank Vision Fund.

Mr. Casey speaks and reads Mandarin and has spent time in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Prior to law school, Mr. Casey lived in China for over seven years, where his last position was as a global security manager for Apple, where his responsibilities included managing trademark investigations and enforcement actions, as well as consumer product and other investigations.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2014
  • A.M., Harvard University, 2005
  • B.A., Wesleyan University, 2001

Admissions

  • California
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer Hong Kong

Joseph R. Casey