Nahal A. Nellis focuses his practice on acquisitions, mergers, securities, and representation of family offices. He has extensive experience in public and private M&A, including public M&A and SPACs, private equity and securities, as well as acquisitions and sales of companies in auctions. He also advises select entrepreneurial companies in formation, license and asset acquisition, and funding matters.
Mr. Nellis similarly advises family offices and high net worth individuals in a range of transactions and matters, including strategic acquisitions, and dispositions, formations and strategic investment negotiations, and matters pertaining to family offices. He also represents family offices and similar entities in their credit and derivatives arrangements with bulge-bracket and regional banks.
Prior to being a partner at the firm, Mr. Nellis was a partner at a boutique cross-border corporate law firm. He began his career at Dewey Ballantine LLP and was also associated with Dechert LLP in New York. Mr. Nellis received a Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Cornell Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Stanford University. He also has passed Level 1 of the Certified Financial Analyst Program. Mr. Nellis is a member of the bar of the State of Israel. Mr. Nellis is also both a member of the bar of the State of New York and of the bar of the State of Florida. He enjoys hiking, regional foods and medieval history. Mr. Nellis is a board member of the not-for-profit board of directors (American) of the Tel Aviv-Yafo Foundation.