Biography: Rod Nydam Esq.
Rod Nydam is the founder of the firm and has over twenty five years of experience as a corporate
attorney including over seventeen years of experience in large international law firms. Mr. Nydam
was a partner in both Howrey LLP and McGuireWoods, LLP and also was an associate at Jones,
Day, Reavis & Pogue, and Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance). Mr. Nydam is an experienced
corporate and policy attorney with a broad base of expertise in providing advice to clients relating to
(i) mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring, (ii) energy transactions, (iii) business entity
formation finance and governance, (iv) Homeland Security and information sharing law (CII, PCII,
CIPAC, FOIA, FACA and Sunshine Laws), (v) technology licensing, employment and other general
transactional matters, (vi) real estate and (vii) trade association issues.
This broad background gives a perspective to offer new, flexible and unique methods of problem
solving and provides clients with legal advice reflecting "big firm" expertise and experience. As a
former partner in two large international law firms, Mr. Nydam is able to advise clients with respect to
working with large law firms efficiently, as well as providing advice to companies who find
themselves working on the other side of large law firms.
Mr. Nydam has worked with a variety of industries including energy, defense, real estate, high
technology, hospitality, telecommunications, construction, health care, development finance,
homeland security and others. In addition, he has given several speeches and presentations to bar
associations and professional groups addressing a variety of corporate law issues.
CORNELL LAW SCHOOL, Ithaca, N. Y. J.D. Concentration in Business Law and Regulation, Co
authored chapter of Mergers & Merger Policy (Oxford Press), Business Law Society, Teaching and
Research Assistant in Law & Economics, Awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts.
CORNELL UNIVERSITY College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, N. Y. B.A. in Economics, with honors.
Virginia, New York and District of Columbia