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Maricel P. Montano is Of Counsel in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and is a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Emerging Companies and Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Groups.
Ms. Montano advises public and private companies on merger transactions, stock and asset sales and investments in a wide variety of industries, including technology, life sciences, hospitality, media and consumer/retail. Ms. Montano also represents issuers and underwriters in connection with registered and privately placed equity and debt offerings. Ms. Montano also advises public and private companies with respect to corporate law matters.
In 2014 and 2016 through 2020, Ms. Montano was named a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. Most recently, Ms. Montano was recognized as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ in Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, and Securities Regulation.
Ms. Montano is currently a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee and she was previously a member of the firm’s Associates Committee.
Some of Ms. Montano’s representative transactions include:
Mergers and Acquisitions
Other Representative Matters and Transactions
Ms. Montano earned her Juris Doctor in 2010 from the University of Southern California, where she was a Senior Editor of the Southern California Law Review and a Teaching Fellow for the Legal Writing and Advocacy Program. Ms. Montano graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2005 with a B.A. in Economics, with high honors.
Ms. Montano is currently admitted to practice law in the State of California.
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University of Southern California - 2010 Juris Doctor
University of California - Berkeley - 2005 Bachelor of Arts