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Markley S. Roderick

Markley S. Roderick concentrates his practice on the representation of entrepreneurs and their businesses. He represents companies across a wide range of industries, including technology, real estate, and healthcare.

Expanding on his in-depth knowledge of capital raising and securities law, Mr. Roderick is spearheading Flaster Greenberg's Crowdfunding Practice. He also is a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Business and Corporate, Taxation and Healthcare Groups.

Mr. Roderick has more than 25 years of experience representing individuals and businesses in a wide variety of transactions, including:

  • Counseling entrepreneurs through the formation, development, and growth of their businesses
  • Raising money through private placements, venture capital and Crowdfunding
  • Buying, selling, and investing in businesses
  • Planning business transactions to minimize corporate and individual taxes
  • Preparing Shareholders’ Agreements, Partnership Agreement, and Operating Agreements
  • Resolving disputes among partners
  • Representing franchisors and franchisees
  • Navigating healthcare laws and regulations, including the Stark statute, the Federal anti-kickback statute, and New Jersey’s Codey statute
  • Representing healthcare providers before licensing boards
  • Creating multidisciplinary practices among healthcare providers
  • Protecting business goodwill through restrictive covenant (non-compete) agreements
  • Compensating key employees using options and restricted stock
  • Technology licensing and development

Mr. Roderick writes and lectures frequently for professional groups. Recent lectures have covered raising money from investors, franchising laws, and business contracts. He also maintains a Crowdfunding blog, which contains news, updates and links to important information pertaining to the JOBS Act and how Crowdfunding may affect your business. For more information, follow Mr. Roderick on twitter @CrowdfundAttny or visit www.crowdfundattny.com.

Mr. Roderick also developed and moderates a seminar series for entrepreneurs co-sponsored by the Rutgers-Camden Business Incubator, the Burlington County College High Technology Small Business Incubator, and the Rutgers-Camden Small Business Development Center. In this series, panelists guide the entrepreneur through key legal aspects of business development and growth.

  • Top Attorney List, SJ Magazine, 2010 - 2014
  • Awesome Attorney List, South Jersey Magazine, 2009, 2013

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  • New Jersey State Bar Association 
    • Member, Taxation Committee, Health and Hospital Law Committee and Internet Law Committee
  • Crowdfunding Professional Association 
    • Member
  • National Crowdfunding Association
    • Member

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Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1982
  • University of London, M.Sc., Mathematics, 1979
  • Dickinson College, B.A., English, magna cum laude, 1978