Marco is a general business lawyer with a practice focused on emerging growth companies, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and a range of other business matters. He has significant experience advising clients with respect to corporate governance, intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance, entity structure, shareholder agreements and general contract negotiation.
Prior to joining Emerge Law Group, Marco was a partner at Tonkon Torp LLP. He also previously worked in London and Hong Kong for Herbert Smith LLP, where he represented corporate clients and investment banks in a range of business transactions, including public securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions.
Marco received his J.D. in 2005 from the UCLA School of Law, where he also worked as a legal intern for the American Civil Liberties Union, was a teaching fellow, and taught legal principles to high school students. Marco received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University.
Marco also serves as an Executive Committee Member of the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section and as a member of the Board of Directors of Peninsula Children’s Learning Center, a non-profit, early-childhood education center in Northeast Portland.
Marco is highly proficient in Spanish and Italian. In his free time he enjoys fly fishing, skiing, soccer and spending time with his family.
J.D., UCLA School of Law (2005)