JOHNNY SKUMPIJA is a trusted legal adviser to corporate clients, private equity sponsors, and financial institutions in a wide variety of capital markets matters. He has extensive experience with initial public offerings, direct listings and other equity financings, high-yield and investment-grade debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, SPAC transactions, private equity matters, and liability management transactions. He also regularly advises clients with respect to governance, disclosure, and other general corporate matters. Clients look to Johnny for his sound, commercial, and practical advice, and his ability to execute deals with creative and strategic thinking.
Johnny’s diverse experience and market knowledge in capital markets and M&A spans a broad spectrum of industries and sectors, including automotive, consumer, energy, healthcare, industrials, logistics and transportation, technology, and telecommunications.
“[Johnny] is a great negotiator and advocate for our company. He is extremely knowledgeable and provides excellent advice in handling complex capital and debt transactions.”
Chambers USA 2023
Johnny is recognized by Chambers Global (2020–2023) and Chambers USA (2019–2023) for Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Eastern United States, where clients in the 2023 edition note he “provides timely, clear, and well thought-out advice as well as formidable capital markets expertise.” He has also been repeatedly recognized for his work in the capital markets arena by The Legal 500 US (2013–2021) and IFLR1000 (2014–2021). In 2016, he was named a “Rising Star” by Law360, recognizing him as one of five outstanding capital markets lawyers in the nation under the age of 40.