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Byron B. Rooney

Represents corporate and financial institution clients across a broad range of capital markets transactions. Ranked by Chambers for capital markets and fintech.

Byron’s practice focuses on advising U.S. and foreign companies on capital-raising transactions, as well as general corporate matters, public company disclosure and governance matters. Byron represents both corporate and financial institution clients across a broad range of transactions, including IPOs, direct listings, SPAC mergers, private placements and other equity offerings, and investment-grade, high-yield and convertible debt offerings.

He is ranked for his Capital Markets work by Chambers USA, where he is described by clients as "an absolutely incredible, fantastic lawyer," possessing “strong relationship skills and excellent abilities in problem solving.” He is also ranked by Chambers for his work in fintech.

He has experience across a variety of sectors, including fintech, tech, e-commerce, consumer retail, financials and energy.



Chambers FinTech – FinTech Legal: Corporate, Securities & Financing
Chambers USA – Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Eastern United States
IFLR 1000 – Capital Markets (Debt, Equity), United States
Euromoney Legal Media Group – Americas Rising Star Awards, "Best in Capital Markets," 2019
Law360 – “Rising Star: Capital Markets,” 2016, 2018
LL.M., Boston University School of Law
B.Com., Finance, Bond University
LL.B., Bond University Faculty of Law
  • first-class honours
Professional history
  • Partner, 2014-present
  • Associate, 2006-2014
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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