Mr. Consoli teaches M&A Due Diligence at UCLA School of Law, a course he authored and initially taught at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law over several years.
Mr. Consoli is a founding partner of MCLLP, a boutique law firm expert in structuring and negotiating complex transactions in the fields of Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions. MCLLP's clients are private funds and other financial institutions, along with their portfolio companies, and growing, established and/or acquisitive companies.
Prior to founding MCLLP, Mr. Consoli practiced with the private equity and M&A group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Los Angeles where he represented numerous private equity funds and their broad range of portfolio companies in complex transactions and, before that, with the corporate and securities group of Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C. in Newport Beach where he represented private equity funds and middle-market companies.
Mr. Consoli received the Regents Scholarship from the University of California, Los Angeles where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, summa cum laude. Mr. Consoli then received a Dean’s Merit Scholarship from UCLA School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor degree.
Mr. Consoli also sits on the Advisory Board for the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and LACBA Corporate Law Departments Section Institute for Corporate Counsel.
Among other accolades, the Los Angeles Business Journal named Mr. Consoli one of the Most Influential Private Equity Advisors in Los Angeles, and Mr. Consoli has been recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in M&A over several years.
Mr. Consoli is licensed to practice law in the State of California and the District of Columbia.