Ralph A. Rosella is Managing Partner of the firm and chairman of its Corporate and Business practice group which he founded upon joining the firm in 1991.
For over 25 years, Mr. Rosella has represented clients ranging from small closely-held and family businesses to large public companies in structuring and negotiating corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, secured and unsecured financing and other general commercial transactions. He also provides his clients with general business and corporate law advice and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating shareholder, operating and partnership agreements and employment contracts and in handling certain intellectual property, computer software licensing and internet law matters.
Mr. Rosella is admitted to practice in the State of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association and has served as the Co-Chair of its Corporate Law Committee and has served as the President of the Nassau-Suffolk Chapter of the Fordham Law Alumni Association. Mr. Rosella has lectured on various corporate and commercial law topics for the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association and the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Rosella is a graduate of Hofstra University (B.B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1980), and Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1983).
Mr. Rosella is rated an AV® Preeminent™ attorney by Martindale–Hubbell®, its highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability.
Mr. Rosella was selected by American Lawyer Media and Martindale–Hubbell® as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Technology Law and was named by Long Island Business News as one of Long Island’s top corporate lawyers in its Who’s Who in Law section.