Nicholas Venditto


Practice Areas: Corporate/Securities Attorneys

Nicholas Venditto is a Partner in the Corporate/Securities Practice Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP. His practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions involving privately held companies, complex joint ventures, particularly in the real estate development space, private placements, commercial contracts, corporate governance matters and other general corporate matters.

Since 2014, Mr. Venditto has participated in the firm’s mentoring program, LIKE (Lawyers Involved in Kids’ Education).  Through LIKE, Mr. Venditto serves as a weekly mentor to fourth and fifth grade students at Walnut Street School in Uniondale.  The LIKE program is designed to help students develop their social and academic skills through one-on-one conversations, group activities and various word and number games.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Venditto was an Associate in the Global Corporate Group of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP, one of the world’s premier international law firms.   Mr. Venditto was based in the firm’s New York City office. In that capacity he represented public and private businesses in a broad-based corporate transactional practice with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, complex joint ventures, reorganizations and other general corporate matters.

While at Milbank, Mr. Venditto also participated in intensive training programs held at Harvard Business School and taught by Harvard Business and Law faculty. In addition, he was the head coach of Fort Hamilton High School’s Moot Court Team, which won first place in the 2011 New York City Moot Court Competition. He also authored and published articles in various legal publications, including Practising Law Institute and Corporate Counselor, relating primarily to developments in Delaware corporate law.  Mr. Venditto spent three months assisting the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County through a pro bono program sponsored by Milbank.  As part of that rotation, Mr. Venditto assisted public defenders in providing effective counsel to indigent criminal defendants.

He earned his Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School in 2008, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Hofstra University in 2005.

Mr. Venditto, admitted to practice in New York State, was named to the 2017 and 2018 New York Metro Rising Stars List.

In 2018, Long Island Business News honored him with the Leadership in Law Award.