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Ming-Yee Lin advises public and private companies on cross-border M&A, divestitures, and other corporate law matters. Ming-Yee has represented Japanese and international clients in various industries, including renewable energy, grain, pharmaceuticals, automotive, and technology.

Ming-Yee started her career at an international law firm in California, where she advised clients in real estate financings, property acquisitions, and mergers across the United States and abroad.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2021, Ming-Yee served as a staff attorney at New Haven Legal Assistance Association (LAA) in Connecticut and worked with community organizers to co-create the Community Economic Justice unit.


  • Alternate investment firm obtains $100 million secured facilitiesJones Day advised a leading alternative investment firm in connection with a $100 million secured holdco back leverage facility secured against its interests in certain portfolio companies.
  • Marubeni sells global grain business of Gavilon Agriculture InvestmentJones Day advised Marubeni Corporation in the sale of the global grain business of Gavilon Agriculture Investment, Inc. to Viterra Limited, following a reorganization of Gavilon’s structure.
  • MassMutual sells remaining shares of Nippon Wealth Life Insurance to Nippon LifeJones Day advised Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and MassMutual International LLC in the sale of MassMutual International's 14.9% interest in Nippon Wealth Life Insurance Company (Nippon Wealth) to Nippon Life Insurance Company.