Marc D. Rossen, Of Counsel

Marc D. Rossen is a graduate of University of Michigan (B.A. 1989) and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D. 1994) and the CWRU Weatherhead School of Management (MBA 2000). Marc is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He practices primarily in the area of Startup Law, which includes Corporate and Business law with a focus on helping entrepreneurs and small businesses.

As your trusted business and legal advisor, Marc can assist with every phase of your growing business, including setting up your business entity, protecting your business ideas and intellectual property, funding your growing business, acquiring new businesses and more.

Marc is supported by Petronzio Schneier’s Business, Corporate, Intellectual Property and Commercial Law Group, which can manage all of your legal needs in areas of commercial transactions, creditor issues, business litigation, and business-related real estate. Whether your goal is to purchase a going business or to start a new business from scratch, Marc and his professional team here at Petronzio Schneier can help you achieve your objectives.

Startup Business Law Includes:

  • Choice of Entity
  • Business Formation – Partnership, LLC, Corporation
  • Close Corporation Agreements
  • Corporate Filings, Amendments, Trade Names
  • Operating Agreements
  • Founders Agreements
  • Shareholder/Member Agreements
  • Technology Transfer
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Work For Hire and Employment Agreements
  • Commercial Leases
  • Negotiation of Various Business Relationships Such as Joint Ventures, Distributorships, Exclusive Rights, Vendor and Customer Agreements
  • Reviewing, Drafting and Negotiation of Contracts, Forms, Proposals, Agreements and other Business Documents

Corporate Business Law Includes:

  • Change of Ownership
  • Buy Sell Agreements
  • Exit Strategies
  • Buying and Selling Businesses
  • Joint Ventures
  • Family Business Succession Planning
  • Key Employee Business Succession Planning

Business Finance Law Includes:

  • Angel Investments
  • Venture Capital
  • Crowdfunding
  • Stock Options