Mary Madeline Roberts

Mary Madeline Roberts

Mary Madeline Roberts
NY Attorney: Custom Legal Solutions Befitting Clients' Needs & Budgets
Experience: 8 years
Business Law, Entertainment & Sports Law, Consumer Law and 6 others
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A graduate of a top-five law school, Mary Madeline Roberts, Esq. is admitted in NY and has great experience in customizing personalized legal solutions tailored to meet the needs of business and individual clients. For a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION email • corporate and business law, including start-ups, business formations (LLCs, corporations) and existing businesses  • art and entertainment law  • contract law, ranging from drafting, negotiating to review. • debt disputes  • commercial litigation  Contact us for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION: • Email: • Phone: (212) 859-5071  • Phone: (646) 951-6278 • •

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

New York

Since 2015

Professional Experience

2016 - 2016

International Fashion Company

Senior Counsel

? Serve as primary, lead counsel for an international fashion company (name to be disclosed upon inquiry, due to current negotiations with third-parties) ? Advise the Company in negotiations with venture capitalists and draft related agreements for seed financing rounds ? Review the Company’s financials and internal operations in an effort to help grow and maintain its $10 million valuation, such as by revising its corporate structure and redrafting its operating agreements ? Oversee internal operations and financial management for securing further investors and seed-funding ? Negotiate and draft licensing agreements with international third-party vendors, distributors and industry-counterparties ? Manage and update IP- and licensing agreements between the Company and international hotel chains, music/record companies, distributors and vendors; as well as manage internal board meetings, protocols and practices ? Aid in negotiating and preparing internal documents relating to the Company’s recent store opening and forthcoming store openings across the country

2015 - 2016

The Art Fund Association, LLC

Legal Writer & Editor/Head of Management (in conjunction with my associateship)

? In conjunction with my associateship at Bowles Liberman & Newman LLP ? Draft and publish articles for use by PE- and hedge fund managers concerning federal securities laws and SEC-Rules & Regulations ? Such articles include one most recently set for publication by Marcum, LLP concerning the inclusion/drafting of prior performance records in pitch books and other offering materials for PE- and hedge funds, in light of the JOBS Act's impact upon: the (a) interpretation of pre-existing FINRA rules surrounding broker-dealer registration requirements; (b) anti-fraud provisions of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940; and (c) solicitation and advertising rules for funds exempted under Rule 506 of Reg.-D

2015 - 2016

Bowles Liberman & Newman LLP

Associate Attorney

? Create/register limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations for start-ups and PE-funds, and draft related corporate documents such as operating agreements and certificates of incorporation, so as to ensure internal compliance with applicable rules and regulations ? Negotiate seed-stage, venture capital financing rounds for start-ups and high-growth companies ? Launch/structure private equity, luxury asset funds by authoring confidential private placement memoranda (PPMs) for affiliated master, offshore and onshore LPs; draft related subscription agreements and pitch books for advertising interests in private funds; and prepare/file Reg.-D offering materials using EDGAR ? Draft and negotiate transnational purchase agreements, employment contracts, securitized loans and promissory notes, as well as file U.C.C.-1 financing statements, pursuant to U.C.C. Article 9 ? Structure securitized credit pools and asset securitizations for major financial firms and lenders by isolating and distributing credit risk, and form affiliated trusts and special purpose vehicles to address cash flow concerns and transnational tax issues; and negotiate/draft collateralized loans and promissory notes ? For the Litigation Department: draft demand letters concerning notices of contractual breaches, as well as interrogatories and responses thereto; author complaints asserting patent-infringement; initiate filings in connection with default judgments; and assist with document production and analysis in a pending matter involving the corporate merger of an international, food distribution company

2015 - 2015

Credit Suisse

Investment Banking Division

? Offer extended ? Represented the Investment Bank in negotiating and executing trades and SWAPs between international counterparties, including major, international financial and banking institutions, PE-funds, asset management firms and hedge funds ? Aided in ensuring that SWAPs (ISDA-Agreements), OTC-derivatives and FX trades were timely executed and complied with applicable federal securities and banking laws, including Dodd-Frank, EMIR, Basel II & III and ISDA-Regulations

2013 - 2014

Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Transactional Lab

Student-Attorney, Finance Team

? Analyzed the internal corporate costs of new compliance procedures in light of Dodd-Frank, the Volcker Rule and recently issued SEC-Guidance Letters concerning regulations affecting high-frequency trading and cyber-security for major financial institutions ? Lead weekly conference calls with board members and general counselors of Fortune-500 Companies concerning the maintenance and compliance of their internal oversight measures, monitoring systems and corporate board procedures ? Compiled an expansive data pool quantifying the potential risks and costs of patent-infringement litigation concerning high-frequency trading systems, as well as authored a related report for J.P. Morgan and leading investment banks assessing threats from patent trolls

2013 - 2013

Kent, Beatty & Gordon, LLP

Summer Associate Attorney

? PERMANENT OFFER EXTENDED ? Assisted with litigation surrounding credit defaults, SWAPs (ISDA-Agreements), and the manipulation of LIBOR and the REPO-market ? Authored memoranda concerning the ’33- and ’34-Securities’ Acts, ISDA-Regulations, Dodd-Frank and internal corporate governance issues arising from Caremark claims, Fairness Reviews and board procedures ? Aided in drafting and negotiating international contracts between investment banks, corporations and international distribution companies ? Researched and drafted memoranda for the corporate department concerning the enforcement of contracts, corporate governance issues, wrongful termination and employment-agreements, tortious interference, internal compliance with Dodd-Frank and SEC-Regulations ? Assisted with pro-­bono disputes involving the international repatriation of cultural artifacts looted during WWII, as well as artists’ right to control both the adaptation of their works and their reputation under Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990

2012 - 2012

Kennedy & Hughes, PLLC

Summer Associate Attorney

? Researched pending tax legislation and recent amendments to the Internal Revenue Code and applicable state tax codes ? Authored legal memoranda addressing tax-optimizing estate planning and corporate structuring, as well as tax implications for structuring business entities, corporate investments, trusts and estates for long-term fiscal growth

2010 - 2010

Office of MA House Representative & Minority Leader

Legislative & Policy Analyst

? Wrote letters to constituents concerning the effects of proposed and newly passed legislation ? Researched and analyzed various policies and proposed bills for the Representative

2009 - 2009

Silvercrest Asset Management Group

Financial Analyst

? Analyzed stocks, bonds, market trends, investment vehicles, short and long-term put and call options and ETF’s ? Authored client-reports for PE-funds, start-ups and high-net worth clients having a minimum of $25 million in investable assets ? Aided in reviewing and updating internal documents and procedures for investments in the affiliated hedge fund


2011 - 2014

The University of Chicago Law School

J.D. (2014) | LAW

2007 - 2011

Tufts University

B.A. (2011) | Political Science & Art History

Honors: Summa cum laude, Phi Sigma Alpha Honors Society for Political Science, Major GPA: 4.0/4 (in both majors, respectively), Dean's List (every semester, all four years), The Primary Source (writer), Leonard Carmichael Society (volunteer writing tutor)


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Summa cum laude

Tufts University


Phi Sigma Alpha Honors Society for Political Science


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Mary Madeline Roberts
Mary Madeline Roberts NY Attorney: Custom Legal Solutions Befitting Clients' Needs & Budgets

Experience: 8 years
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Location: USA
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Practice Areas

Business Law

Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

Consumer Law

Class Action, Lemon Law

Landlord Tenant

Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights


Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration

Communications & Internet Law

Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law

Real Estate Law

Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law


English: Spoken, Written


Admitted to Practice in New York

New York, 1st Department, Appellate Division