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Renee A. Rossi Partner
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  • F 312.267.2228
rrossi@hmblaw.com
Renee A. Rossi

Renee is a partner in HMB’s Business and Finance Group. She focuses her practice on venture financing transactions, M&A transactions, private placement offerings, securities law matters and general corporate work.

Renee works with a wide range of clients including startup and early-stage companies, venture capital and private equity funds, privately-held companies and professional investors.

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Prior to joining HMB, Renee advised businesses and family offices on capital structure and transactional legal issues, including venture capital investments, private equity transactions, debt offerings, joint ventures, commercial contracts, M&A and SEC compliance matters.

Creative Solutions Born from Efficiency

Clients rely on Renee’s efficiency and ability to creatively find practical solutions to complex legal problems. She is well known as a dependable advisor at all levels—from entrepreneur to private equity fund.

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., with honors

Ohio State University, B.S, magna cum laude, in Marketing

Admissions

Illinois

Professional Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Community Involvement

Tutor with Chicago Lights Tutoring

Pro Bono

CARPLS Legal Aid, Volunteer Attorney

News

  • HMB Represents Chicago-based Social Enterprise A.M. Money in Venture Capital FinancingAugust 28, 2019

    HMB represented A.M. Money, Inc. in an outside venture capital round led by Lightbank. Founded by Daniel Rogers based on his experience paying for college by enlisting in the United States Army and taking courses online while deployed in a combat unit in Iraq, A.M. Money is a Chicago-based social enterprise that provides low-interest, no-cosigner loans to college students from…

  • HMB Represents Quantitative Insights in Sale to Chicago Biotech Incubator Paragon BiosciencesJuly 25, 2019

    HMB represented Quantitative Insights, developer of QuantX, the first-ever FDA-cleared computer-aided breast cancer diagnosis system in radiology, in its sale to Qlarity Imaging, a portfolio company of Paragon Biosciences. Quantitative Insights was founded at the University of Chicago around technology developed at the University and with the support of the University’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Paragon is a…

  • HMB Represents Lightstream in $8 Million Series A FinancingMarch 19, 2019

    Lightstream, a Chicago startup that makes cloud-based video production software, announced their $8 million funding round led by Drive Capital. Lightsream's vision is to provide video content creators of all levels with professional-grade production and editing tools through the service's browser-based or downloadable software. Read more about Lightstream and their Series A here. HMB's team was led by Jim Jerue, Renee…

  • Horwood Marcus & Berk Elevates Three Attorneys to PartnerFebruary 8, 2019

    CHICAGO, IL (December 18, 2018) - Horwood Marcus & Berk (HMB), a preeminent provider of legal services in business and finance, state and local taxes, trusts and estates, litigation, real estate and bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors' rights announced that three attorneys were elevated to partner. Christin A. Handa Christin is a member of HMB's Trusts and Estates Group. She concentrates her practice…

Education
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., with honors
  • Ohio State University, B.S, magna cum laude, in Marketing
Admissions
  • Illinois
500 West Madison Suite 3700
Chicago IL 60661

Phone: 312-606-3200 Fax: 312-606-3232
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