Jamie Evans



Jamie Evans is a partner in Orrick’s Capital Markets Group. With a primary focus on corporate and securities law, he represents distinguished technology and life sciences companies in a broad scope of corporate matters.

Jamie has comprehensive experience in capital markets transactions where he has represented issuers, underwriters and other parties in a variety of public and private offerings in the areas of equity and debt securities. He is particularly skilled at advising technology companies on their initial public offerings. Jamie has been part of some of the most well-known technology public offerings and has led or co-led offerings that have raised more than $40 billion of aggregate proceeds. In addition to his capital markets experience, Jamie advises on mergers and acquisitions, and related securities law issues. He also advises public and private companies in areas including, but not limited to compliance, SEC reporting and governance matters.

Chambers USA has ranked Jamie for his expertise in Capital Markets and noted that "He is a talented attorney. He is a technical lawyer and a go-to for big deals."

  • Initial Public Offerings

    • GitLab's $800M IPO
    • Remitly's $301M IPO
    • ZipRecruiter in its direct listing for a company listing valuation of $2B
    • Compass in its $450M IPO
    • PubMatic in its $135M IPO
    • Bill.com's $216M IPO
    • Peloton Interactive's $1.2B IPO
    • Smartsheet’s $175M IPO
    • Redfin's $159.2M IPO
    • Zuora’s $177.1M IPO
    • ProNAi Therapeutics’ $158.4M IPO
    • Fitbit’s $732M IPO
    • New Relic’s $115M IPO
    • LendingClub’s $1B IPO
    • Facebook’s $16B IPO
    • King Digital Entertainment’s $499.5M IPO (and its $5.9B acquisition by Activision Blizzard)
    • Veeva Systems’ $300M IPO
    • Tableau Software’s $292M IPO
    • Fusion-io’s $268M IPO
    • Cloud Computing Company's (U.S.) $238M IPO
    • Green Dot’s $188M IPO
    • Jive Software’s $185M IPO
    • Model N’s $120M IPO
    • Rocket Fuel’s $116M IPO
    • Zillow’s $79M IPO
    • Boingo Wireless’ $77M IPO
    • Trupanion’s $71.3M IPO
    • Underwriters in Engagesmart's $378M IPO
    • Underwriters in Applovin's $2B IPO
    • Underwriters in Farfetch’s $1.01B IPO
    • Underwriters in Cloudflare’s $525M IPO
    • Underwriters in Pivotal’s $638.25M IPO
    • Underwriters in Adaptive Biotechnologies' $345M IPO

    Other Capital Markets Transactions

    • Redfin’s $258.3M public offering
    • Zillow’s $747.5M follow-on offering
    • Fitbit’s $493M follow-on offering
    • Facebook’s $3.8B follow-on offering
    • Symantec’s $1.1B senior notes offering
    • Tableau Software’s $575M follow-on offering
    • Zillow’s $473M follow-on offering
    • Rocket Fuel’s $350M follow-on offering
    • Fusion-io’s $291M follow-on offering
    • Green Dot’s $260M follow-on offering
    • Zillow’s $197M follow-on offering
    • Extreme Networks' $100M tender offer
    • ZymoGenetics’ $96.6M follow-on offering
    • OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals’ $57M shelf offering
    • Dexcom’s $48M public offering