Lee T. Barnum

Lee T. Barnum

  • Special Counsel
  • Corporate
  • New York
  • T:   +1.212.859.8883
  • F:   +1.212.859.4000
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Lee Turnier Barnum is special counsel in the Corporate Department, resident in Fried Frank's New York Office. She joined the firm in 2016.

Ms. Barnum concentrates her practice on representing issuers and financial intermediaries in public and private securities offerings. In addition, she provides public companies with advice regarding corporate governance matters and compliance with SEC and stock exchange rules and regulations.

Ms. Barnum advises clients on registered and private capital markets issuances of debt and equity securities, federal securities law aspects of mergers and acquisition transactions and provides counsel to U.S. and foreign issuers in connection with corporate governance matters and compliance with disclosure obligations.

From 2002 to 2003, Ms. Barnum clerked for the Honorable Reginald C. Lindsay, District of Massachusetts.

Honors & Awards

Ms. Barnum played an integral role on the Fried Frank team that was awarded the 2017 IFLR Equity Deal of the Year for its work as counsel to the underwriters on Athene Holding’s US$1.25b IPO, which was one of the top three IPOs in 2016, by size.

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York

Practices & Industries


Columbia Law School, JD – 1999
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Bryn Mawr College, AB – 1994
  • cum laude
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