Paul R. Dibella
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New York, New York.
University of the State of New York, Albany, NY, B.S. Finance, 1983.
University of Miami, J.D., 1986. Honors: cum laude; Order of the Coif.
Associate Editor: University of Miami Law Review; University of Miami International Law Review.
Member: Moot Court Board.
State Bar of Georgia.
Paul is Special Counsel to the firm. His practice focuses on venture and private equity investments, business transactions, corporate finance and shareholder rights. Paul spent 28 years as a Managing Partner with Cordova Ventures, an Atlanta-based venture capital and private equity firm. During his career at Cordova, Paul was instrumental in the creation, development and management of several of Cordova’s growth funds. He has been involved in hundreds of private company transactions. Paul has operated companies, and helped portfolio companies raise over $200 million from industry partners and investors. Paul is also an inventor on five U.S patents. In 1999, he founded Industrial Technology Ventures, L.P. (ITV), an investment fund focused on companies with innovative technologies for core industries. Paul continues to serve as a Managing Director of ITV’s general partner as the fund seeks to monetize its several remaining investments. Paul is a member of the general partner of Forte Venture’s, an Atlanta-based investment fund focused on growth stage private companies. With the firm, Paul focuses on shareholder rights and contract dispute resolution.