Phyllis G. Korff

Capital Markets, Israel, Corporate & Securities

"Phyllis Korff is a seasoned elder statesperson and a brilliant, wonderful person."


Phyllis Korff is a partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the Capital Markets practice. She has extensive experience in representing US and international issuers and investment banks in a wide variety of financing matters. Her industry experience is broad-based. It includes: asset management and other financial services, insurance, biotech, health care, technology and manufacturing. She has worked with companies and underwriters based not only in the United States but also in Asia, Europe, Canada and Israel that want to access United States public and private markets. Phyllis has worked on all types of securities from common equity to convertible and high yield debt. She has worked on scores of initial public offerings, as well as follow-on offerings, exchange offerings and other transactions registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as offerings exempt from SEC registration pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. Phyllis works with private companies in pre-IPO financings and private tender offers as well as in IPO readiness and corporate governance matters.


  • New York University School of Law , JD
    Notes Editor, New York University Law Review
  • Boston University, EdM
  • Brooklyn College, City University of New York, BA


  • New York