Originally from Philadelphia, Marc Holloway, Esq. graduated from Columbia Law School and Columbia Business School in May 2017 and is licensed to practice law in New York. Marc is a Corporate Associate at a law firm in New York where he focuses on a suite of transformative transactions, including Mergers & Acquisitions and Leveraged Finance.
Marc graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Political Science, with a focus on political theory and the First Amendment to the Constitution. Prior to attending graduate school, Marc worked as a program analyst at Goldman Sachs in various capacities, including Goldman Sach’s Leveraged Finance franchise.
During the summer before law school, Marc interned at Kirkland & Ellis LLP through the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Law Career Program. Marc also participated in the Management Leadership for Tomorrow MBA Prep Program. During his first year of law school,Marc applied and was admitted to Columbia Business School as a part of the three-year JD/MBA program.
While in law school, Marc served as the Community Service Chair for Columbia’s Black Law Students Association and was a founding member of the Commuter Club at CLS. Marc was also a staff editor for the Columbia Journal of Race & Law, where he wrote a note titled: “Preferred Inequity: A Look into the Corporate Form of Private Prisons,” which sparked Marc’s interest in the ways in which private business interests can affect racial equality.
At Columbia Business School Marc was the Vice President of Community for the Black Business Students Association, where he focused on programming that made a business case for the Black Lives Matter Movement. Marc was also a member of the Private Equity Fellows
Program and served as a teaching assistant for a class titled: “Credit Markets & Leveraged Buyouts,” which covered multiple facets and nuances of a buyout transaction.
Marc served as a summer associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP during his first summer and at Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP following the second summer of his JD/MBA program.
Outside of work Marc engages civically through his fraternity and several other community based organizations to help communities of color empower themselves through professional development and the pursuit of higher education. Marc has previously served as a mentor-coach and on the Young Leadership board of America Needs You-New Jersey and as a mentor for E.D.G.E. in Brooklyn, NY among his many service-oriented pursuits.
Marc passed New York State’s administration of the Uniform Bar Exam in July 2017 with a score high enough to be accepted in all 34 jurisdictions that accept the Uniform Bar Exam.