Nicholas Venditto is a Partner in our Corporate/Securities Practice Group. He focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions involving privately held companies, complex joint ventures, particularly in the real estate development space, private placements, commercial contracts, corporate governance matters and other general corporate matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Venditto was an Associate in the Global Corporate Group of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP, based in Manhattan. In that capacity he represented public and private businesses in a broad-based corporate transactional practice with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, complex joint ventures, reorganizations and other general corporate matters. Mr. Venditto assisted the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County through a pro bono program sponsored by Milbank.
He has authored and published articles in various legal publications, including Practising Law Institute and Corporate Counselor, relating primarily to developments in Delaware corporate law.
A Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, he earned his Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Hofstra University. While at Milbank, Mr. Venditto also participated in intensive training programs held at Harvard Business School and taught by Harvard Business and Law faculty.
Mr. Venditto serves as a mentor in the firm’s LIKE (Lawyers Involved in Kids’ Education) program. He also was head coach of Fort Hamilton High School’s Moot Court Team, which won first place in the 2011 New York City Moot Court Competition.
Admitted to practice in New York State, he was named consecutively to the New York Metro Rising Stars List of Super Lawyers from 2017 until 2022.
Columbia Law School, J.D., 2008
Hofstra University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2005
New York Metro Rising Stars list, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Leadership in Law Award, Long Island Business News, 2018
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School
Fort Hamilton High School’s Moot Court Team, Head Coach
Lawyers Involved in Kids’ Education (“LIKE”) program, Mentor