Jenny Hochenberg is a corporate/M&A partner in the New York office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Jenny’s clients have included Afterpay, Atlas Air Worldwide, bp, Cable One, Canadian National Railway, Cincinnati Bell, City Brewing, CommScope, Crown Castle, Exyte, GW Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, Moda Operandi, NCR, Pitney Bowes, Light & Wonder, Time Warner, US Foods, Viatris and Yahoo.
Jenny is a thought leader and frequent speaker on emerging trends in M&A and corporate governance law. She is deeply involved with the American Bar Association, where she is currently Vice Chair of its Acquisition of Public Companies Subcommittee. In addition, Jenny is a contributing editor to the Legal 500’s 2022 M&A Country Comparative Guide, and she served on the Editorial Advisory Board (M&A) of Law360.
Jenny has been named as a Rising Star: Mergers and Acquisitions by Law360 in 2022, recognizing her as one of six outstanding M&A lawyers in the nation under the age of 40. She is recognized for her work in M&A by Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance and IFLR1000, and was named one of the “500 Leading Dealmakers in America” by Lawdragon. In 2021 and 2022, she was shortlisted for the “M&A Lawyer of the Year” award at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards and in 2022, was named to Crain’s New York Business’ list of “Notable Women in Law.”
Jenny was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She received an A.B., summa cum laude, from Dartmouth College in 2006, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School, with distinction, in 2009.