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Ernest D. Holtzheimer Elected Vice Chair of the Business Law Section and the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association

January 6, 2020


PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Ernest D. Holtzheimer was elected Vice Chair of both the Business Law Section and the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Philadelphia Bar Association (effective January 1, 2020). Holtzheimer formerly served as the Secretary and Treasurer of the Business Law Section and Treasurer of the YLD.

The mission of the Business Law Section is to offer business lawyers numerous educational opportunities across a broad range of substantive areas as well as opportunities to network with other attorneys sharing similar professional interests. The Section’s committees plan continuing legal education programs and keep their members up to date on current events in more than a dozen substantive areas.

The mission of the YLD is to promote the interests of young lawyers. The YLD Executive Committee manages and directs the business and activities of the YLD, which has more than 2,900 members. The YLD Executive Committee has oversight of 20 committees in the areas of public service, law-related education, and service to the legal community. Throughout the year, members of the YLD are involved in numerous committees to develop programs that help children, the elderly, the disadvantaged, and many more.

Holtzheimer is a member of the firm’s Business Department and is Co-Chair of the Private Capital and Emerging Companies practice group. Ernie concentrates his practice in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and general corporate matters. He has counseled numerous clients in a wide variety of industries with respect to their general operations, structure, governance, and in connection with complex transactions. As an active member of the emerging business and venture capital community, Holtzheimer serves on advisory boards for an institutional venture fund and 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 also serves as an editor of Montgomery McCracken’s Private Business Counsel blog. In addition, he is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee.

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.

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