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Ramona Morgan is a senior associate in Barton’s corporate practice where she advises clients on the structuring and execution of sophisticated business and securities transactions. She concentrates on business transactions with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and minority investments. Ramona actively represents operating businesses and investment funds across a wide variety of industries, including financial services, investment management, information technology, media, marketing, software, manufacturing and distribution.

Ramona also represents emerging companies who are looking to access the capital markets, using her extensive knowledge of SEC’s rules as well as the regulations of the major US securities exchanges, and the US over-the-counter securities markets.

Ramona graduated from NYU School of Law where she served as a staff editor of the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy and studied at Panthéon-Assas University Paris II. She received a B.S. from Boston University in International Business Administration.

Outside the legal arena, Ramona is an avid painter who has had solo exhibitions in New York and France. She is an entrepreneur, having founded and acted as general counsel to an e-commerce company, Ruth’s Beauty Inc. She is a board member and treasurer of a nonprofit educational organization whose goal is improving outcomes for children in central Brooklyn.

Ramona began her legal career at Cleary Gottlieb where she practiced in New York, London, and Paris and just prior to joining Barton, Ramona was a director and assistant general counsel with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation.


  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Transactions
  • Corporate Formation, Governance, and Compliance
  • Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, GDPR Compliance
  • Emerging Companies and Venture Capital
  • Executive Compensation and Separation
  • Financial Services, Investment Funds, and Regulatory Compliance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Internal Investigations
  • Labor, Employment, and Executive Compensation
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Litigation, Regulatory Investigations, and Enforcement

Industry Experience:

  • Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
  • Art, Fashion, Beauty, and Design
  • Construction
  • Entertainment
  • Finance
  • Generation and Energy Services
  • Investment Management
  • Investor Relations
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Media and Publishing
  • Technology


  • New York


  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • Boston University, B.S. Business Administration with honors
  • American University of Paris


  • Adelaide L. Sanford Institute – Treasurer, Board Member
  • Phillips Academy Andover Alumni Association – Member