Gemma Mootoo Rajah represents financial institutions, corporate clients, and private equity firms in capital markets transactions and general securities matters, particularly relating to debt financings.

Ms. Mootoo Rajah draws on her sophisticated understanding of complex financial structures and a practical transactional approach to advise clients on a broad range of domestic and cross-border financings, including:

  • High yield and investment grade debt offerings
  • Liability management transactions involving exchange offers, tender offers, and consent solicitations
  • Acquisition financings and leveraged buyouts
  • Equity offerings, initial public offerings, and general US Securities and Exchange Commission-related matters

She distills high-level legal strategy into actionable advice that helps clients achieve their business goals. Ms. Mootoo Rajah has practiced in New York, London, and Singapore, and adeptly bridges varying business practices across jurisdictions.

Ms. Mootoo Rajah maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing clients in applications for permanent US residency and negotiating contracts for a nonprofit focused on developing community gardens in the Bronx, New York.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • LLM, Harvard Law School, 2012
  • LLB (First Class Honours), London School of Economics and Political Science, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English