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Touro Law Center's Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Whitney Montgomery ’12 has been selected as the alum of the month for June 2013. Ms. Montgomery was a member of the Law Review staff and was Vice President of the Black Law Students Association while attending law school. She remains an active member of the Touro Law Center Community through the Dean’s Alumni Advisory Council. Her accomplished career highlighted in the bio below. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Whitney Montgomery.
Whitney D. Montgomery is an associate with the firm of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP in the New York City office. As a junior associate in the firm’s Business and Finance Practice, she focuses on mergers and acquisitions (including joint ventures, spin-offs, and strategic alliances) and securities (including public and private equity and debt offerings).
While at Touro Law Center, Whitney focused on business and corporate law, in addition to developing her personal brand. She was a 2010 recipient of the New York City Bar Diversity Bar Fellowship, senior staff member of the Touro Law Review, and past Vice President of the Black Law Students Association at Touro Law. Through the New York City Bar Fellowship, Whitney worked at Morgan Stanley which opened her eyes to business and finance law. This opportunity led to her internships at FINRA and the SEC. Finally, as a third-year Whitney interned for the Honorable Laura Taylor Swain in the Southern District of New York and worked in the Mortgage Foreclosure & Bankruptcy Clinic. She graduated magna cum laude.
Before law school, she attended Northeastern University in Boston, where she majored in Criminal Justice at the College of Criminal Justice. While at Northern University, Whitney served as the President of her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.- Iota Gamma Chapter for two years. She has had leadership positions in the NAACP chapter and Black Students Association, all while volunteering in the community. She remains an active member of the Touro Law Center Alumni Community and currently serves on Touro Law Center’s Dean’s Alumni Advisory Council.