Mark Roderick’s Full Bio

Mark S. Roderick concentrates his practice on the representation of entrepreneurs and their businesses. He represents companies across a wide range of industries, including technology, real estate, and healthcare.

Expanding on his in-depth knowledge of capital raising and securities law, Mr. Roderick spearheads the firm’s Crowdfunding practice and is one of the leading Crowdfunding lawyers in the United States. He maintains this Crowdfunding blog, which contains news, updates and links to important information on the Crowdfunding industry. Mr. Roderick also speaks regularly at Crowdfunding events, including these events within the last few months:

Mr. Roderick represents dozens of portals and other participants in the Crowdfunding industry, providing both technical knowledge and industry expertise.

Mr. Roderick has spent more than 30 years representing entrepreneurs and their businesses in a wide variety of transactions, including:

  • Counseling entrepreneurs through the formation, development, and growth of their businesses
  • Raising money through private placements and venture capital
  • Buying, selling, and investing in businesses
  • Planning business transactions to minimize corporate and individual taxes
  • Preparing Shareholders’ Agreements, Partnership Agreements, and Operating Agreements
  • Protecting business goodwill through restrictive covenant (non-compete) agreements
  • Compensating key employees using options and restricted stock
  • Technology licensing and development

Mr. Roderick developed and moderates a seminar series for entrepreneurs co-sponsored by the Rutgers-Camden Business Incubator, the Burlington County College High Technology Small Business Incubator, and the Rutgers-Camden Small Business Development Center. In this series, Mr. Roderick and other panelists guide the entrepreneur through key legal aspects of business development and growth.

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1982
  • University of London, M.S., Mathematics, 1979
  • Dickinson College, B.A., English, magna cum laude, 1978

Honors & Awards

  • Top Attorney List, SJ Magazine, 2010 – 2013
  • Awesome Attorney List, South Jersey Magazine, 2009, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Member, Taxation Committee, Health and Hospital Law Committee and Internet Law Committee
  • Crowdfunding Professional Association
    • Member
  • National Crowdfunding Association
    • Member

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