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Jeffrey S. Ramsay


Works on a wide variety of equity and equity-linked offerings and debt financings by U.S. and non-U.S. issuers.

Jeff works on a wide variety of capital markets transactions by U.S. and non-U.S. issuers, including initial public offerings and other equity and equity-linked offerings, high-yield and investment-grade debt financings, and liability management and debt restructuring transactions.

Jeff regularly advises investment banking clients on securities-law-related matters and advises corporate clients on general corporate matters, including corporate governance and SEC matters. He has worked on transactions in a broad range of industries, including life sciences, technology, financial services, energy, entertainment, consumer products and industrials.

Experience highlights

Jeff’s recent transactions include:

  • IPOs for Stock Building Supply Holdings and Zoetis
  • Equity offerings for Applied Therapeutics, AK Steel, Kinsale Capital, MoneyGram International, PDC Energy, Rexnord, Stock Building Supply Holdings, Perella Weinberg Partners and Warner Music Group
  • High-yield debt offerings for AK Steel, Cash America, Continental Resources, ContourGlobal, DigitalGlobe, Enova International, First Wind, Hovnanian, Kodiak Oil & Gas and Nuance Communications
  • Investment-grade debt offerings for DXC Technology, Export Development Canada, Freeport-McMoRan, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Province of Ontario, Province of Saskatchewan, Range Resources, Yum Brands and Zoetis


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J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • Editorial Board Member, Virginia Journal of Law & Technology
B.A., Dickinson College
  • magna cum laude
Professional history
  • Counsel, 2010-present
  • Davis Polk since 2001
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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