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Jane Kim practices in the corporate and securities group in Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco office, with a focus on the representation of private equity funds. She also represents both public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, SEC reporting and compliance, commercial transactions and corporate governance matters.



  • Represented Vista Equity Partners (Vista), a leading private equity firm focused on software, data, and technology-enabled businesses, in its acquisition of Regulatory DataCorp, Inc. (RDC) from Bain Capital Ventures and others.
  • Represented Jarden Corporation in its approximately $1.35 billion acquisition of Waddington Group, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium disposable tableware for commercial, foodservice and retail markets.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards, "Private Equity Turnaround of the Year – Middle Markets," for the acquisition of The Wet Seal by Versa Capital Management, 2016
  • Member, Winning Team, M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards, "Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year (Under $500MM)” for the Chapter 11 of The Wet Seal, Inc., 2016
  • Member, Winning Team, M&A Advisor Awards, "Retail Manufacturing and Distribution Deal of the Year" for acquisition and restructuring of The Wet Seal, Inc. and its debtor affiliates by Mador Lending, LLC, an affiliate of Versa Capital Management, LLC, 2015


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • Executive Notes and Projects Editor, Washington University Journal of Law & Policy
  • B.A., with distinction, University of California at Berkeley
  • California