Joanna Jung-Erh Lin - McDermott Will & Emery


Joanna Jung-Erh Lin focuses her practice on corporate, securities and transactional matters. Along with many types of transactions, she handles domestic and cross-border venture financing, mergers and acquisitions for public and private companies, and complex transition services agreements. She also has experience with capital markets transactions, having represented US and international issuers, investment banks and investors in a wide range of securities offerings, including initial public offerings (IPOs), follow-on offerings and private placements of equity securities. Joanna also regularly counsels clients on matters ranging from corporate governance to US Securities and Exchange Commission periodic reporting requirements and other general corporate matters.

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  • Represented a Chinese technology company in connection with its outbound investments in the United States
  • Represented a public US company and its strategic acquisitions in the electronic medical records (EMR) space
  • Represented a private Swiss software company in connection with its acquisition of a private US company

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024
  • Thomson Reuters, Stand-out Lawyer – independently rated lawyers, 2024
  • Chambers USA, Corporate/M&A – Up and Coming, 2023
  • The Legal 500 US, Recommended, 2022
  • IFLR1000, M&A, 2022-2023
  • Euromoney, Americas Women in Business Law Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year, 2022
  • Texas Lawyer, Most Effective Dealmaker, 2022
  • The M&A Advisor, Emerging Leaders and International M&A Awards M&A Deal of the Year, 2019


  • Kids in Need of Defense, provides pro bono services
  • Many Hopes, Boston Chapter, regional board member


Boston College Law School, JD, 2008
University of California – Irvine, BA, cum laude, 2004