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International Financing Partner Lisa-Marie Monsanto Joins Rimon Law’s Washington, DC Office

News Lisa-Marie Monsanto Lisa-Marie Monsanto · July 11, 2016

Has handled financing transactions for financial institutions, PE funds, project sponsors and issuers.

Growing its team of international transaction partners, Lisa-Marie Monsanto has joined Rimon Law as a Partner in its Washington, DC office.

Ms. Monsanto joins Rimon from Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where she was also a partner.

Representing financial institutions, private equity funds, issuers and other parties in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a broad range of financing transactions, Ms. Monsanto also has experience in assisting small- and medium-sized companies in their financings with various bilateral/multilateral development finance institutions and equity sponsors. Her work includes transactions throughout the globe, with some notable matters in emerging markets in Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean.

At Rimon, Ms. Monsanto will join a team of top international trade partners, including recent additions Seattle financing partner Emma Larson and Orlando cross-border transaction partner Robert Q. Lee.

Lisa-Marie has built a very strong financing practice that allowed her to work on challenging deals across the globe. Her role as a loan originator for OPIC shows that clients look to her to unlock the value of a possible expansion into emerging markets and count on her to protect them in handling complex financings that are critical to their company’s success,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO of Rimon Law.

“Rimon has created a unique environment for attorneys, with a congenial team of top practitioners in their legal fields. The firm’s innovative structure grants my clients the confidence that they will continue to receive the very best legal representation possible. I look forward to working with my new team at Rimon,” said Ms. Monsanto.

Ms. Monsanto received her J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law, her MBA from Rutgers and her B.A. from McGill University.

Rimon Law, which has 17 offices internationally, has twice been recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms and the firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal, and have both been speakers at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools on innovations in the practice of law.