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Jin-Kyu Koh

Jin-Kyu Koh



  • Business Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • Biotechnology and Life Science
  • Commercial Lending

WSG Practice Industries


Michigan, U.S.A.

WSG Leadership

ABA Group
Mergers & Acquisitions Group

Jin-Kyu Koh is the Director of Dykema's Business Services Department, as well as the Leader of the Korean Business Team.

Mr. Koh has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions of both public and private companies. He regularly represents companies in a wide range of financing transactions, including private and public offerings of equity and debt securities, secured and unsecured debt facilities, and angel and venture capital financings. Mr. Koh also provides general corporate representation to many of the Firm's cannabis, casino gaming, biotechnology and life sciences, information technology, sports and entertainment, financial institution and Asian-based clients. Prior to joining Dykema, Mr. Koh worked at a large international New York-based law firm focusing on mergers and acquisitions and regulatory matters involving financial institutions and communications-related companies.

Mr. Koh is a frequent speaker and writer on corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, private placements, cross-border transactions, corporate governance and business ethics. Clients quoted in Chambers USA 2021 note that Mr. Koh has “a good reputation and great talent.”

Bar Admissions

New York, 1991

Michigan, 1996


American University, J.D.
  • Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
Cornell University, B.A.
Areas of Practice

Biotechnology and Life Science | Business Services | Cannabis Law | Commercial Lending | Corporate Finance | Entertainment, Media & Sports | Gaming & Indian Law | Health Care | Mergers & Acquisitions | Mergers & Acquisitions Annual Survey | Privacy and Data Security | Private Equity, Venture Capital & Mezzanine Finance

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association


  • Frequent speaker and writer on corporate finance matters, including venture capital financings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and business ethics.


Dealmaker Optimism Soars to Record High in Dykema 14th Annual M&A Survey
Dykema, October 2018

Impact of Trump Administration, Midterm Elections and the Rise of Automotive M&ARespondents to Dykema’s 14th Annual M&A Outlook Survey expressed the highest level of optimism for the M&A market in the 14-year history of the firm’s survey. Sixty-five percent of respondents expect the M&A market to strengthen over the next 12 months, significantly up from the mid- to high 30s where it has remained for the past several years...

Additional Articles

  • Small Business Conference "Three Tips for Avoiding Small Business Pitfalls"
  • M&A Chicago "Current Trends in Deal Structures"
  • American Venture Magazine "M&A in the Midwest"
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Journal "Private Companies Toe the SOX Line"
  • The Deal.com "Sarbanes-Oxley Is Not Just For Public Companies These Days"


Cannabis Law Blog

The cannabis industry presents unprecedented opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs. Yet, entities looking to engage in this emerging industry face daunting levels of legal complexity and uncertainty. Moreover, state and local governments are constantly tasked with regulating an...

Homeostasis: Dykema Health Care Law Blog

We assist clients in maintaining stability while responding to ever-changing conditions in the health care industry. Health care providers and their supporting business partners must adapt and innovate in the face of evolving governmental and payor policy changes, scientific advancements, and...

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report is published by the Financial Industry Group at Dykema. The Financial Services Industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change in recent years, and with a new presidential administration more changes and developments are on the...

The Firewall

The Firewall keeps you up to date on the hottest legal topics in the ever-changing world of data security and privacy. As information security becomes a critical facet of all businesses and industries and the target of many regulators, it is important to stay apprised of new legal developments. The...

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