Mark Montanaro, Esq.
Mark Montanaro leads the firm at MontanaroLaw, P.C., and has customized the firm’s practice to broadly serve the needs of business-minded individuals. Working with young entrepreneurs comprised of artists, producers, internet startups, mobile application developers, and other small businesses, Mr. Montanaro provides not only legal expertise but also a marketing and business strategy to his clients. Mark counsels small businesses and individual clients in connection with complex contract negotiations in areas including real estate, intellectual property, digital media rights, entertainment, software licensing, and business law-related areas, including the purchase and sale of enterprises. Montanaro’s background and continued practice in these areas allow the firm’s clients to benefit from a broad range of services related to the varying legal issues they face in their business.
Mr. Montanaro is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for marketing, technology, social innovation, and helping others. He has been active in the entertainment industry and entrepreneurship well before earning his law degree. As a member of the State Bar of New York, Mr. Montanaro regularly represents small businesses and entrepreneurs on general business and legal issues ranging from business formation to copyright and trademark rights and advertising and marketing law.
Mark also manages the firm’s general counsel practice, making it financially possible for companies to enjoy all the advantages of talented and experienced in-house counsel for an affordable, flat monthly fee.
Mr. Montanaro says, “It is with great pleasure to help both young aspiring businesses and those that are already established. Business owners should have a working relationship with their lawyers. Too often, business owners avoid calling their lawyers because they fear the bill that will result in calling for advice. We take the pain out of that game. Our firm offers affordable flat fees and low hourly rates, which will change the way businesses feel about their lawyer and assist in their growth by utilizing our expertise.”
Mark is frequently invited to sit on panels discussing issues like Social Media, Sweepstakes, and Promotions Law. He is a lecturer on business law, an adjunct instructor at Briarcliffe College, and is also an advisor to the Hofstra University Start-Ups organization, which features young aspiring entrepreneurs learning about business through hands-on experience.
Montanaro earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Business Law from Hofstra University. Later, he then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law.
Mark Montanaro is admitted to practice in New York. While he is not practicing law, he serves as a professional umpire for Long Island amateur baseball leagues.
- J.D. Hofstra University School of Law
- B.A. Hofstra University
Bar & Court Admissions
- New York, Second Department
- Young Attorneys Wary About Bar Participation
- New York Law Journal 2016
- Mark frequently speaks throughout the country on topics involving advertising and promotional marketing law, as well as entrepreneurship and small business start-ups.
Professional & community affiliations
- American Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Nassau County Bar Association
- The Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas
- Christopher Morley Knothole Association