Rooney Nimmo Announces New Of Counsel Relationship with Veteran Corporate Lawyer David Montoya

Rooney Nimmo Announces New Of Counsel Relationship with Veteran Corporate Lawyer David Montoya

April 21, 2021 – New York – International corporate law firm Rooney Nimmo is delighted to announce that David Montoya has joined the firm as Of Counsel.

Throughout his career, David Montoya has represented financial institutions, private equity, and venture funds in all aspects of corporate law, including corporate formation, M&A transactions, private placements, public regulatory filings, real estate transactions, and tax matters. His work involves a sophisticated blend of legal and investment expertise, acting as both chief counsel within investment funds, and a decision-maker on investment committees.

He has extensive venture capital experience and has advised corporations and high net worth individuals on financial planning, estate planning, and tax issues, negotiated legal settlements, and provided business and tax advice for SBIC and alternative asset fund formations.

Beyond his legal expertise, David has been lead or co-lead for investments that have produced significant returns for investors. He co-founded SeaView Mezzanine Fund, LP, a private equity fund, was a principal at Silicon Alley Venture Partners, a venture capital fund in New York City, and was the Director of Investments at the New York City Investment Fund, a private investment fund created by Henry Kravis and Jerry Speyer. In addition, he acted as COO & CFO of a public company listed on the NASDAQ.

Throughout his more than 25-year career, David was an attorney specializing in mergers and acquisitions at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom LLP, and an accountant at Ernst & Young LLP working in the financial services audit group and the M&A tax group.  He sits on the board of directors of Symco Group, Inc., Saugatuck Brands, Inc., and Genutec Business Solutions, Inc.

He holds a JD from the New York University School of Law, an MBA from Columbia University, and received his undergraduate degree in finance from St. John’s University.

“David adds greatly to our capabilities, particularly in the areas of venture fundraising and larger corporates entering early-stage investing, which we’re seeing much more often,” said Allan Rooney, Founding Partner. David doesn’t just talk the talk; he’s a legitimate entrepreneur, which adds a huge additional dimension to his ability to advise clients on the business and legal sides. We are delighted to have him as part of the team.”


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About Rooney Nimmo

Rooney Nimmo is an international boutique law firm with offices in New York, San Francisco, London, and Edinburgh, with affiliations in Hong Kong and mainland China. Our lawyers represent a wide range of clients worldwide, including established multinational public corporations, emerging start-up enterprises, investment funds, financial institutions, governments, educational institutions, and nonprofit entities. The firm applies a flexible, business-focused, and entrepreneurial approach to providing sophisticated legal services and solutions seamlessly across jurisdictions.

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