Renee A. Rossi Partner
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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.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., with honors
  • Ohio State University, B.S. in Marketing, magna cum laude


  • Illinois

Professional Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Tutor with Chicago Lights Tutoring

Pro Bono

  • CARPLS Legal Aid, Volunteer Attorney


  • Client Success: Chowly Announces Acquisition of Digital Ordering Company KoalaFebruary 7, 2023

    HMB would like to congratulate Sterling Douglass and the entire Chowly team on its acquisition of Koala, a guest experience platform that empowers restaurant brands to elevate their digital ordering experience across web, app and kiosk.

  • Client Success: Deck Commerce Closes $7.8MM in Series A Funding Led by Plymouth GrowthOctober 14, 2021

    HMB would like to congratulate Deck Commerce on the closing of their Series A funding led by Plymouth Growth.

  • Client Success: HMB Represents Lightstream in Sale to UK-based Publicly Traded Company Vitec GroupApril 15, 2021

    HMB would like to congratulate Lightstream and its CEO and Co-founder Stu Grubbs, COO and Co-founder Aaron Hassell, CCO and Co-founder Ryan Forquer and Principal Engineer and Co-founder Dan Trocchio on a successful sale to Creative Solutions, a division of Vitec Group, a UK publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange. Lightstream is a US-based tech company that builds…

  • HMB Congratulates AM Money on Recent Financing RoundOctober 8, 2020

    HMB congratulates AM Money, also known as Chicago Student Loans, and CEO & Founder Daniel Rogers, on closing a financing round. AM Money fights to give low-income students across the city, state and country every opportunity to graduate from college, find quality employment and build wealth. Google for Startups is one of AM Money's many supporters and has provided additional funding through…

  • HMB Congratulates AeroPay on Closing Seed RoundOctober 1, 2020

    HMB congratulates AeroPay, a Chicago-based alternative payments platform, and CEO & Founder Daniel Muller, on closing a seed round to accelerate its growth led by Continental Investors. The AeroPay platform eliminates traditional payment processing burdens and enables seamless bank-to-bank digital payments between businesses and their customers. The platform is built to work in any environment, both in-person or online. With…

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., with honors
  • Ohio State University, B.S. in Marketing, magna cum laude
  • Illinois
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