Bertha Cortes Carey is a Partner in Rimon’s corporate practice. She focuses on corporate and securities transactions. Ms. Carey has represented clients in a wide variety of business law matters and business transactions, including merger and acquisition transactions, public and private debt and equity transactions, including structured debt financings, venture capital, bridge financings, public offerings and private placements, as well as general corporate representation. In particular, Ms. Carey has extensive experience in corporate and finance issues that arise in entertainment industry transactions, including some of the most significant entertainment finance deals, including the establishment of Marvel Studios and Summit Entertainment.
Ms. Carey began her legal career at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, where she practiced in the business and finance section from 1997 to 2000. In 2000 she joined Irell & Manella LLP where she was a member of the transactions workgroup. Before opening her own law firm in 2009, Ms. Carey was a partner in the law firm of Liner Grode LLP. Ms. Carey also taught transactional skills at the UCLA School of Law.
Ms. Carey is a former member and Secretary of the Corporations Committee of the State Bar of California’s Business Law Section.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
- Super Lawyers, Southern California Rising Star, numerous years
- International Finance Law Review “Deal of the Year – Securitization” (2006)
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
- California Lawyers Association
- Hollywood Food Coalition, Board of Directors
- University of California, Los Angeles – School of Law, Lecturer (2015)