Ernest D. Holtzheimer Appointed as Co-President of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Alumni Association

May 2, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA– Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Ernest D. Holtzheimer was appointed as an inaugural Co-President of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group (PDLG) Alumni Association and will serve a two-year term effective January 1, 2019. Holtzheimer previously participated in the PDLG Summer Program in 2014 where he was a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken.

Holtzheimer is an associate in the firm’s Business Department, where he provides guidance to companies at all stages of their life cycle, from formation to exit, on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions, debt financing transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, commercialization and licensing of technology, commercial agreements and other general corporate matters.. As an active member of the emerging business and venture capital community, Holtzheimer serves on the Board of Managers for an institutional venture fund and the advisory board for an international angel investment group. He writes and speaks frequently on topics such as planning profitable exit strategies and obtaining angel and venture capital financing for early-stage companies. Holtzheimer is also an editor of Montgomery McCracken’s Private Business Counsel blog and a member of the firm’s Diversity and Associates Committees.

Holtzheimer received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, with a Business and Entrepreneurship Concentration. He earned an M.B.A. degree in Finance and B.S. degrees, cum laude, in Entrepreneurship and Business Management with a focus on International Studies, from Rowan University William G. Rohrer College of Business.

 About the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Alumni Association

The PDLG Alumni Association is committed to supporting the efforts of alumni of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Groups Fellows Program in their efforts to foster inclusion and participation of diverse lawyers in the legal profession to make it stronger, more productive and better equipped to address the challenges of the twenty-first century.  The PDLG Alumni Association is committed to increasing the number and success of attorneys of diverse backgrounds. Among other initiatives, the PDLG Alumni Association will create programs to enhance the professional development, recruitment and retention of lawyers of diverse backgrounds.

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