Jeffrey A. Kaye

Jeffrey A. Kaye: Attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP


Jeff Kaye is an attorney in the Corporate Practice Group.

Areas of Practice

Jeff has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, growth investments and joint ventures. He also advises clients on a wide range of corporate law issues. His clients range from large public to emerging growth companies in a variety of industries, including aerospace, electronics, health and financial services, as well as private equity funds.


Representative Matters

Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp. in its acquisition of Illgen Simulation Technologies, Inc., an information system analysis and software engineering services company focusing on modeling and simulation development and applications.

Represented Natel Engineering Company, Inc. in the acquisition of Hytek Microsystems Inc., a manufacturer of microelectronic assemblies.

Represented The Boeing Company in the sale of its commercial electronics operating unit to BAE Systems Controls, Inc.

Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Raytel Medical Corporation, in its sale to SHL Telemedicine Ltd., an Israeli corporation.

Represented New Century Warehouse Corporation in its acquisition of assets from Access Lending Corp.

Growth Investments

Represented Allen Technologies, a leading provider of interactive education and entertainment systems to hospitals, in the sale of equity to Fundamental Capital ATI Investors.

Represented Bison Capital Structured Equity Partners, LLC in a debt and equity investment in Metagenics, Inc., a leading provider of medical foods and nutraceuticals to medical practitioners worldwide.

Represented RAD Technologies, LLC, a company specializing in custom cable assemblies, assembly of complex printed circuit boards and over-molded embedded electronics, in its sale of equity to Chrysalis Ventures II, L.P. and Palisade Private Partnership II, L.P.

Represented ResMAE Financial Corp., a wholesale specialty mortgage company, in its sale of equity to TH Lee Putnam Ventures.

Joint Ventures

Represented MoonScoop S.A.S., a leading children’s and animation company, in its joint venture with Mike Young Productions, a UK- and US-based independent animation studio.

Represented Harris Freeman & Co. in its joint venture with Tetley USA.

Represented Universal Studios in its joint venture with The Daily Grill.


•Earnouts: Love 'em or Leave 'em
San Diego Daily Transcript , September 23, 2008
•Positioning Your Company for Sale: The Use of Sale Event Bonuses or Phantom Stock to Motivate Your Key Employees
July 30, 2003

Media Mentions

•Bison Capital Invests in Miva With Sheppard Mullin’s Counsel
Daily Journal , July 11, 2017

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Corporate
  • Emerging Growth Venture Capital
  • Family Owned and Closely Held Businesses
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • International Reach
  • Israel
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Food and Beverage
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Retail

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213.617.4164  Phone
213.443.2776  Fax
University Attended:
Yeshiva University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, J.D., magna cum laude, Moot Court Honors Program, Trial Advocacy Award, 1991
Year of First Admission:
1991, California


•Member, State Bar of California


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Los Angeles, California

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