Justin Montis

Senior Associate

Santa Monica

Justin Montis is a senior associate in the Santa Monica office and a member of Orrick's M&A and Private Equity Group and Corporate Business Unit.

Justin advises public and private companies and private equity funds and their portfolio companies on various strategic transactions, including leveraged buyouts, dispositions, carveouts, growth equity investments and secondary transactions, and other general corporate matters.

  • Representation of the following clients in select transactions:

    • Warburg Pincus in various growth equity transactions.
    • Banneker Partners in various acquisitions and corporate transactions.
    • Mosaic ML in its acquisition by Databricks.
    • Intricately in its acquisition by HG Insights.
    • Pelliconi in its acquisition of certain manufacturing assets and real property from Novembal.
    • Codecov in its acquisition by Sentry.
    • Opstrace in its acquisition by Gitlab (NASDAQ: GTLB).
    • Atalaya Capital Management in the formation of a private equity vehicle and its investment in OnPoint Warranty Solutions.
    • K1 Investment Management in various growth equity transactions.*
    • Monogram Capital Partners in various growth equity and portfolio company transactions.*
    • Clearlake Capital and its portfolio companies on various M&A transactions.*
    • AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) in its acquisition of Progeny Systems Corporation’s Intelligent Systems Group.*
    • ULTCO in its acquisition by Milarex, an international seafood company owned by Summa Equity.*
    • Sports Information Group, LLC in its merger with Affinity Gaming, each affiliated portfolio companies of Z Capital Group, LLC.*
    • The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE: GBX) in its acquisition of American Railcar, Inc.’s railcar manufacturing business.*
    • GI Partners and its portfolio companies on various M&A transactions.*
    • Endeavour Capital in its sale of Good Food Holdings, LLC to E-Mart Inc.*
    • Nestlé S.A. in its acquisition of Atrium Innovations Inc. from a group of investors led by Permira funds and the related corporate reorganization.*
    • The Jordan Company and its portfolio companies on various M&A transactions.*
    • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in its acquisition of PrivateBancorp Inc. and the related corporate reorganization.*
    • Kuraray Co., Ltd. in its acquisition of Calgon Carbon Corporation.*
    • CMIG International in its acquisition of the Latin American businesses of Old Mutual PLC.*
    • Franklin Foods in its acquisition by Hochland SE.*

    *Denotes work done prior to joining Orrick