Jim Montes
Adjunct Professor of Law and Asst. Dean for Career Services

Drafting Commercial Documents
Structural Barriers
Jim Montes joined the Touro Law family as Assistant Dean for Career Services in September 2014. Previously he was a partner at the global law firm Nixon Peabody LLP, based in Manhattan, where he concentrated in public and project finance. He was involved in public and private securities offerings and securities registration, and served as bond and underwriter’s counsel in connection with tax-exempt and taxable bond financings. He also led Nixon Peabody’s New York State practice serving local municipalities as bond counsel.  His legal experience is enhanced by over 20 years as a senior executive in the banking industry prior to becoming an attorney. He received a B.S. in Finance and International Business from NYU, and his J.D. from Fordham.

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