Marco Q. Rossi & Associati is a small innovative international law firm with a singular focus: assisting enterprises, investors, families and individuals engaged in cross border transactions or facing global legal and tax problems. With roots in Europe, where we maintain our Italian office and operate our Italian international tax practice, our headquarters are located in New York and Los Angeles and we have expanded our presence in the United States with offices in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Scottsdale, Arizona. Our international presence, team of international lawyers and exclusive focus on international business and tax matters help us stay at the forefront of the field and deliver high quality professional services on complex global transactions.
"With international offices in the United States and Europe, we are a truly international boutique law firm focusing exclusively on international tax and business matters".
We use a cutting edge, legal service and knowledge management digital platform which ties our lawyers together and employ a team of international lawyers and experienced counsel with real world managerial background, setting us apart as a truly innovative international boutique law firm strategically prositioned to effectively and professionally represent global enterprises, international families and individual clients in today's globalized world.
"With a team of international lawyers and the use of specifically designed, cutting edge professional service platform we provide high quality and valued added legal and tax services on complex global matters".
The Firm combines a sophisticated international tax and global business practice into an integrated Global Legal Practice. While our Italian practice continues with its international tax and compliance services for U.S. and foreign clients in Italy and Italian clients abroad, our international legal and tax services and skill set have been seamlessly assimilated with our rapidly growing global business practice which touches all corners of the globe. Our International Tax Practice serves both individuals and companies with the full range of international tax planning, advice and compliance services on individual and commercial tax matters. Our Global Business practice provides critical and timely legal analysis and support on strategic international legal projects, with particular emphasis on cross border mergers and acquisitions and North American market entry transactions, as well as global sales channels and distribution schemes, cross border business alliances, intellectual property related projects, international human resources and international business immigrations matters.
"We combine sophisticated, discreet international tax and business practices into an single integrated Global Legal Practice, assisting our individual and business clients with international tax planning and advice and legal analysis, management and support on strategic cross border transactions".
In Italy, we operate an Italian and U.S.-Italy international tax and business practice adivising individual and private clients on legal, income, family and estate tax planning and management of their foreign investments; employees and executives on acquisition of business visas, transfer of tax residency and pre-expatriation or pre-immigration tax and legal planning; globally-minded families with international trust and estate planning, and business clients and multinational companies on all tax and legal planning of their international, Italian and U.S. business operations. In particular, we assist Italian and foreign companies that plan to enter the U.S. market or have established U.S. business activities with respect to all U.S. legal and tax issues pertaining to their U.S. business operation acting as outside legal counsel for the client
"Our Italian international business and tax practice assists foreign and U.S. clients on Italian tax and business matters and Italian clients on international and U.S. legal matters".
Marco Q. Rossi is the founder and principal of the Firm and divides his time between the Firm's offices in New York and Los Angeles. He founded MQR&A in Italy in 1998 and brought it in the United States in 2005. Marco graduated with a Master of Laws in International Taxation from the New York University School of Law and holds a law degree from the University of Genoa School of Law. He is licensed in Italy and the United States. Marco is member of the International Fiscal Association and American Bar Association - Tax Section, Business Law Section and International Law Section. He lectures and speaks on international tax matters and publishes regularly on international tax magazines and journals.
Mark V. Santo holds an LLM in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center, and teaches and International Strategic Transactions course at the Duquesne University's Law School. He joined the Firm in 2013 and is based in our Pittrburgh office. As an experienced international lawyer who served as legal counsel for various foreign-owned U.S. groups, Mark works primarily on cross border and inbound acquisitions and strategic business transactions for foreign-owned businesses and U.S. international companies. He brings a distinct perspective to his clients' international objectives, fusing executive management and cross border legal experience into a powerful value added service.
Marco Costa, based in Scottsdale, is qualified in Italy and the United States and serves both Italian and U.S. clients on international and U.S.-Italy business and tax matters. George W. Hawk, Jr. and David W. Norgard, operating through the New York and Pittburgh offices, focus on strategic business transactions and international human resources and employment matters. Stefania Boscarolli, based in New York, is qualified in Italy and the United States and supports our U.S. and Italian practice.
MQR&A was founded in 1998 in Italy and expanded in the United States in 2005. It now operates through offices in New York, Beverly Hills, Pittsburgh and Scottsdale.
With respect to our philosophy, we believe in building bridges working on transactions and legal matters that span across different legal systems or raise international legal issues, working throughout different business and cultural practices, and helping our clients (from public companies, to pocket multinationals, international families and individual private clients) efficiently manage their cross border transactions and navigate the challenging waters of the global legal and business arena.