Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Brian S. Korn is a partner in the New York office and leads the firm’s fintech practice. His practice focuses on corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings (IPOs), early-stage and start-up venture financings, fund formation and high-yield debt finance. He also advises clients on SEC and broker-dealer/investment advisory compliance, corporate swap transactions and blockchain technology.
According to Chambers & Partners in their inaugural Fintech rankings, he is considered a “go to” attorney for marketplace lending and related investment structuring and compliance. Under his leadership, the firm was nominated as “Professional Services Firm of the Year” at the 2018 LendIt Industry Awards and “Law Firm of the Year” at the 2017 and 2019 LendIt Industry Awards. Brian chairs the prestigious Practising Law Institute’s Alternative Finance Summit, the leading legal conference of its kind serving the marketplace lending, crowdfunding and blockchain industries. The firm also achieved a Chambers Fintech rating and Brian was recognized as a “Notable Practioner.”