Michael Mooney, Of Counsel

Mike Mooney concentrates his practice on corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, company formations, and drafting all types of corporate documents. Through his own business background, he is versed in the intricacies of deal making, and counsels clients on issues that require both legal knowledge and business savvy. His business expertise stems from his experience as an entrepreneur and small business owner.

Mike began his career at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP where he worked primarily on complex mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Mike worked on a variety of derivatives transactions. Subsequently Mike joined the New York office of Citco Fund Services (USA), Inc, the world’s largest provider of administration and other services to hedge funds. As legal counsel Mike advised senior management in the New York office and negotiated operative documents with Citco’s hedge fund clients.

Prior to attending law school Mike spent seven years in and around the Ohio Statehouse working as both a Legislative Aide in the Ohio Senate and as a Director of Legislative Affairs for the Ohio Insurance Institute. Mike graduated from Kenyon College in 1995 and earned a Master of Business Administration in 1998 and J.D. in 2005, both from The Ohio State University.

Mike is admitted to the Bars of New York and Ohio. Mike spends time in both NY and Ohio. He is married, enjoys running, and loves being “bi­-state” and working in NY.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Transactions


  • Kenyon College, B.A., Economics, 1995, Cum Laude
  • Fisher College of Business – The Ohio State University, Master of Business Administration, 1999
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2005, Summa Cum Laude, Ohio State Law Journal, 2003-2005

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of Ohio

Honors and Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers
  • New York Rising Star, 2014, 2015