Allan J.P. Rooney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in New York, NY

Rooney Nimmo
 | 800 3rd Avenue, Suite 2501
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-545-8022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (40%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Allan J. P. Rooney founded his international law firm, Rooney Nimmo, with headquarters in New York City and London, with the goal of providing the highest quality legal services possible to clients facing complex legal challenges. Today, he continues to strive toward that goal as he assists business clients across the US and Great Britain with a wide range of legal matters that fall under the following practice areas:
• Taxation
• Employment law
• Corporate transactional
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Intellectual property
• Hedge funds and securities
• Commercial litigation
• Real estate
• Trusts and estates
• Tax planning
• Advertising
• Tech & Digital

Mr. Rooney earned his law degree from The University of Edinburgh, School of Lawand studied at the University of Texas, School of Law. Later, New York State granted its approval for him to practice law in its courtrooms in 2003. In addition, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Supreme Court have also issued their approvals for him to practice in their courtrooms.

With offices in both New York and London, Mr. Rooney and his boutique law firm have an international reputation as a leading attorney in M&A and cross-border transactional and business legal work. His excellent reputation has led to a number of honors and awards, and an AV Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and consistent selection to the Superlawyers list.
Attorney Rooney is a valued member of the legal community. He and his firm regularly undertake pro bono work. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. In addition, he has served as both vice president and president of the Scottish Bar Association of New York.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business/Corporate (40%): Business Formation and Planning, Partnership, Business Organizations

Mergers & Acquisitions (40%)

Business Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Partnership, Business Organizations


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Rising Stars: 2011 - 2017

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About Allan Rooney

Admitted: 2003, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • Named to the Super Lawyers list
  • AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate in International Business Practice granted in connection with the Mountbatten Internship Programme, 2000

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice President, Scottish Bar Association of New York since 2006
  • New York City Bar Association, Futures and Derivatives and Corporate Law Committee for three year terms
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Federal Eastern District of New York
  • Federal Southern District of New York
  • New York State
  • President, Scottish Bar Association of New York
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers' Association
  • Member, New York City Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, New York Association of Edinburgh University Alumni
  • Board, University of Edinburgh’s North American Office
  • Board Member, St. Andrew’s Society of the State of New York

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas Law School in Austin, TX, Honors: Academic merit-based one-year scholarship, 1997-1998
Office Location for Allan J.P. Rooney

800 3rd Avenue
Suite 2501
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 212-545-8022


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Last Updated: 7/14/2017

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