robert j. may, jr.



B.A., Economics and Managerial Studies with an emphasis in computer science, Rice University, 1980
J.D., with honors, University of Texas School of Law, 1983


For more than 25 years, Robert J. May, Jr., has represented both privately held and publicly held companies in corporate, business, and securities matters. He has handled mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyouts, secured and unsecured debt financing, venture capital and angel investing, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures and partnerships, contracts, including employment agreement and compensation, representation of registered investment advisors and registered broker dealers regulatory affairs. Additionally, Mr. May has represented company and shareholder interests in enterprise dissolutions and disputes.

Mr. May's representative matters include the sale of a New Jersey manufacturing business, private equity, the acquisition of a bottled water manufacturing and bottling business from an international corporation, the acquisition and sale of various single and multiple flag dealerships, the sale of a chain of retail lumber and hardware operations to a UK trading company, the private placement of units in a $13 MM hedge fund, and the negotiation of a cellular system rollout equipment agreement for the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Mr. May is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the State of Massachusetts, the State of Pennsylvania, and the State of Texas, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is an adjunct professor at the University at Albany Business School where he also serves on the Board of Directors of the School of Business Advisory Council.  Mr. May is a board member of the Center for Economic Growth.

Prior to relocating to Upstate New York, Mr. May practiced at Testa, Hurwitz in Boston, Massachusetts, in the Venture Capital Finance department, and at the Gardere Law Firm in Dallas, Texas, in their Tax department.

Mr. May has an "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.