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Alejandro Montenegro’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and technology, entrepreneurial and commercial transactions. Mr. Montenegro has experience representing domestic and foreign privately-held companies, including representation in cross-border transactions. He has conducted complex due diligence matters across multiple offices and assists with negotiating both buy and sale side transaction in a variety of areas including food & beverage and information technology. Mr. Montenegro has also helped entrepreneurs craft solutions related to entity formation/dissolution, corporate governance and local business certifications.

Mr. Montenegro has experience working for a United States Senator, where he was an advocate in constituent affairs. He also spent time working with the finance and strategy team of a major education non-profit organization—assisting with data integrity and economies of scale analyses. Mr. Montenegro worked as a paralegal at a corporate law firm in New York and has gained experience in Chapter 11 restructuring, insolvency and preference actions in the financial sector.

Mr. Montenegro is committed to social justice and public interest. He has provided value in a variety of pro bono matters including drafting non-profit bylaws, advocating for prisoner rights and assisting a client with a major claim under the Voting Rights Act. While in law school, Mr. Montenegro worked for the South African Human Rights Committee in Cape Town, South Africa and helped launch a constitutional challenge to predatory microfinance and lending statutes. He also spent two years fighting for the exoneration of wrongfully imprisoned individuals with the Michigan Innocence Clinic.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Scholar, 2013
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Professional Affiliations

    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
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