Jonathan P. Rochwarger

Partner, New York



Jonathan P. Rochwarger is a partner at White & Case, and a member of the Firm's Capital Markets Practice.

Jonathan's practice focuses on capital markets and corporate finance transactions, and advising clients on complex securities law issues and corporate governance matters.

Jonathan has broad experience representing US and non-US issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of public and private debt and equity securities offerings. He also has significant experience advising on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.

Jonathan also regularly advises companies and their boards of directors on a broad range of public company reporting and disclosure, corporate governance, stock exchange, liability management and general corporate matters. Prior to entering private practice, Jonathan was a staff attorney with the Enforcement Division of the SEC.

Bars and Courts
New York
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Yeshiva University


Capital Markets

Selected Representations:

  • Represented Goldman, Sachs & Co. as underwriter in multiple follow-on offerings, including two separate US$1.8 billion primary and secondary public offerings of shares of common stock of DraftKings Inc. (NASDAQ: DKNG)
  • Represented Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: SRNG) in its US$1.725 billion IPO
  • Represented Alta Equipment Group Inc. (NYSE: ALTG) in an underwritten secondary offering of 2.2 million shares of common stock priced at $16.25 per share
  • Represented Screaming Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: SCRM) in its US$700 million IPO
  • Represented CitiGroup Global Markets Inc. as underwriter in the US$500 million IPO of Mason Industrial Technology, Inc. (NYSE: MIT)
  • Represented dMY Technology Group, Inc. I through IV in four IPOs, raising an aggregate of US$1.15 billion

Mergers & Acquisitions

Selected Representations:

  • Represented Screaming Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: SCRM) in its $4.6 billion business combination with the movie and studio business of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) creating Lionsgate Studios Corp. (NASDAQ: LION) and the related US$350 million financing
  • Represented SES Holdings Pte. Ltd. (NASDAQ: SES) in its US$3.6 billion business combination with Ivanhoe Capital Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: IVAN), including a US$275 million PIPE
  • Represented Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: SRNG) in its US$15 billion business combination with Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc., including a US$775 million PIPE
  • Represented Falcon's Beyond Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBYD) in its US$1.0 billion business combination with FAST Acquisition Corp. II
  • Represented ION Acquisition Corp. 1 Ltd. (NYSE: IACA) in its US$2.6 billion business combination with Ltd. (NASDAQ: TBLA), including a US$285 million PIPE
  • Represented Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: SRNG) in its US$3.5 billion business combination with Skillz, Inc., including a US$159 million PIPE
  • Represented dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV (NYSE: DMYQ) in its US$2.8 billion business combination with Planet Labs Inc. (NYSE: PL), including a US$200 million PIPE

"Earnings Call Practices: How Does Your Company Compare to Others?" January 2015

"Newly Enacted JOBS Legislation Should Encourage Initial Public Offerings," April 2012

"SEC Staff Limits Ability of Foreign Issuers to Submit Draft Filings on Confidential Basis," December 2011

"SEC Approves More Rigorous Listing Requirements of the Major U.S. Stock Exchanges for Reverse Merger Companies," November 2011