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  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, with highest honors, 2006
  • B.S., Kean University, summa cum laude, 1993

    NJ Developments Editor, Rutgers Law Review, 2005-2006

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Memberships & Affiliations

Order of the Coif

Trustee, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plainfield & Middlesex County

National Association of Women Lawyers

New Jersey State Bar Association, Business Law Section

Board of Directors, New Jersey State Bar Association, Banking Law Section

New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

Member, McCarter & English Women’s Initiative Steering Committee

Law360 Banking Editorial Advisory Board

Veronica H. Montagna

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  • T: 973.639.7948
    F: 973.297.3758
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Ms. Montagna is a partner in the Corporate, Securities and Business Transactions practice group. She has extensive experience counseling U.S. and foreign public and private companies and their directors and executives on their compliance and reporting obligations under federal and state securities laws, as well as best practices and emerging trends in the area of corporate governance and general corporate matters. Ms. Montagna frequently advises buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions and in the disposition of business assets, as well as lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured loan transactions. She also represents venture capital companies and private equity funds in both debt and equity investments in portfolio companies.

Ms. Montagna advises banks and other financial institutions on such matters as mergers, acquisitions and affiliations; minority investments; public offerings of equity securities; and compliance and regulatory matters that affect their daily operations and strategic business decisions. She is knowledgeable about federal and state laws, regulations, and interpretations thereof.

Ms. Montagna is a trustee of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plainfield & Middlesex County and is active in the firm’s Women’s Initiative and the National Association of Women Lawyers. Ms. Montagna regularly participates in the firm’s pro bono programs and provides free legal services to disadvantaged individuals and families and the non-profit entities that serve them because she is convinced that it is the right thing for a lawyer to do and finds the work tremendously rewarding. She was recently named an Empire State Counsel Honoree in recognition of her pro bono service.


What Every Lawyer Should Know About The Securities Laws
NJSBA Brown Bag Lunch Seminar


New Jersey Bar Association Business Law Section Newsletter
The First Prong of the Safe Harbor Provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act: Can it Still Provide Shelter from the Storm in the Wake of Asher v. Baxter International Inc.?
58:2 Rutgers L. Rev. 511 (2006)