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Mary Madeline Roberts

Mary Madeline Roberts

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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.


Phone: (212) 616-7555

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Entertainment & Sports Law
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Securities Law
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Intellectual Property
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
Additional Practice Area
  • Art Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Counsel
International Fashion Company
? 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
Associate Attorney
Bowles Liberman & Newman LLP
? 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
Legal Writer & Editor/Head of Management (in conjunction with my associateship)
The Art Fund Association, LLC
? 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
Investment Banking Division
Credit Suisse
? 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
Student-Attorney, Finance Team
Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Transactional Lab
? 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
Summer Associate Attorney
Kent, Beatty & Gordon, LLP
? 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
Summer Associate Attorney
Kennedy & Hughes, PLLC
? 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
Legislative & Policy Analyst
Office of MA House Representative & Minority Leader
? Wrote letters to constituents concerning the effects of proposed and newly passed legislation ? Researched and analyzed various policies and proposed bills for the Representative
Financial Analyst
Silvercrest Asset Management Group
? 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
The University of Chicago Law School
J.D. (2014) | LAW
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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)
Activities: The Primary Source (writer), Leonard Carmichael Society (volunteer writing tutor), Tufts Financial Society, Tufts Art History Society, Tufts Lawyers Association, Tufts Varsity Women's Team
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Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York  # 5382775
- Current
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New York City Bar Association  # 1029670
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New York City Lawyers Association  # 104965
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American Bar Association  # 02740041
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Mary Madeline Roberts, Esq.
Legal Answers
3 Questions Answered
Q. Is there a form to complete to establish an organization as an "NGO" in the US?
A: No. Typically NGO connotes non-governmental organization, such as the UN. Whereas Non-profits are typically abbreviated as 501(c)(3) and in other manners.

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Q. Northern Leasing sued me just before Statute of Limitations ran in 2011. Hired an atty who filed answer. Now resurrected
A: Please contact me regarding such claims at or (646) 951-6278
Q. What kind of lawyer is needed if I believe I am a shareholder of a company.thank you
A: Do you want to sue the company or do you work at the company and own shares, and thus seeking an attorney to increase and/or change your share percentage, etc.? Without knowing more, you should find a corporate attorney--please message me for a free consultation. Further, within corporate law, if you're seeking to bring demand and sue the company or question it's business decision, then look for a corporate attorney with experience in corporate governance; and, if you're looking to increase your compensation package, then look for the same, but if it's a new company then maybe also seek to engage a someone with experience with start-ups.

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Law Office of Mary Madeline Roberts, Esq.
43 West 43rd Street
Ste. 182
New York, NY 10036
Telephone: (212) 616-7555
Fax: (212) 616-7557
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