Justin Yi


Santa Monica

Justin Yi, a corporate partner in Orrick’s Santa Monica office, is a member of our M&A and Private Equity group.

Justin focuses his practice on complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, reorganizations, recapitalizations and minority investments, as well as general corporate and securities law matters. Justin represents corporations, private equity firms and investors across a wide range of industries, including technology, media, entertainment, healthcare, food and beverage and apparel.

    • Modernizing Medicine, a healthcare technology company, in its acquisitions of Exscribe, an orthopedic EHR company, Nemo Health, a podiatry EHR company, Klara Health, a patient engagement platform, and Xtract, an allergy testing and immunotherapy platform (terms not disclosed)
    • Clover Health in its $3.7 billion de-SPAC transaction with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. III
    • Deel, Inc., a remote hiring platform, in its acquisitions of PaySpace, a global payroll provider based in South Africa, Zavvy, a people enablement platform based in Germany, Roots Technologies, a HR software platform, Paygroup, a payroll company based in Australia, Legalpad, an immigration support platform, and Capbase, a startup management platform (terms not disclosed)
    • Eltropy, a digital communications platform for financial institutions, in its acquisitions of Marsview.ai, an AI platform for conversation intelligence, and POPio Mobile Video, LLC, a provider of video banking, collaboration and contact center technology (terms not disclosed)
    • Galaxy Digital, a leading digital asset investment firm, in its $44 million acquisition of GK8, a leading institutional custody platform
    • Clutter, Inc., a tech-enabled platform for moving, storage and packing services, in its merger with MakeSpace (terms not disclosed)
    • Hopin, a leading virtual events platform, in its $250 million acquisition of StreamYard, a live streaming studio
    • 15Five, a leading human-centered performance management platform, in its acquisition of Emplify, an employee engagement software provider, for $50 million
    • PlayVS, an esports platform builder, in its acquisition of Gameseta, a esports logistics platform (terms not disclosed)
    • VideoAmp, an interoperable measurement and optimization platform, in its acquisition of Conversion Logic, a multitouch attribution provider (terms not disclosed)
    • Ripcord, a robotics company, in its acquisition of EngineML, a builder of deep-learning infrastructure (terms not disclosed)
    • Affiliates of Vivendi S.A., a global media company, in its acquisition of Flavorus, an independent ticketing company
    • A leading global music company in its acquisitions of Ingrooves, an independent music distribution company, and Fame House, a digital marketing company (terms not disclosed)
    • Paperspace, a AI-focused cloud infrastructure provider, in its $111 million sale to DigitalOcean
    • Spiketrap, an audience contextualization company, in its sale to Reddit (terms not disclosed)
    • Fig, a developer tool platform, in its sale to Amazon (terms not disclosed)
    • Ubiquity6, Inc., an augmented reality platform, in its sale to Discord (terms not disclosed)
    • APDM Wearable Technologies, a next-generation provider of wearables and digital biomarkers, in its sale to ERT, a leader in clinical endpoints data collection (terms not disclosed)
    • One Codex, a data platform for applied microbial genomics, in its sale to Invitae (NASDAQ: NVTA) (terms not disclosed)
    • Codecov, a code coverage reporting solution, in its sale to Sentry (terms not disclosed)
    • Descartes Labs, a geospatial analytics provider, to affiliates of Antarctica Capital (terms not disclosed)
    • Frontier Car Group, an auto marketplace, in its sale to OLX Group (terms not disclosed)
    • Intricately, a leading provider of insights on cloud product usage, adoption and spend, in its sale to HG Insights (terms not disclosed)
    • YearEnd, a tax management and optimization platform, in its sale to Carta (terms not disclosed)
    • Algolift, a mobile ad marketing intelligence platform, in its sale to Vungle (terms not disclosed)
    • Medal, a biomedical NLP technology platform, in its sale to Ciox Health (terms not disclosed)
    • Verbling, a video tutor marketplace, in its sale to Busuu (terms not disclosed)
    • Bread Finance in its Series D financing
    • Nova Holdings in connection with the recapitalization and management buyout of Aeroguard
    • Roka Works in various early stage investments, fund investments and secondary transactions