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Matthew M Rossetti

Matthew M Rossetti

Business and corporate attorney focused on helping you achieve your dreams.
  • Business Law, Entertainment & Sports Law, Communications & Internet Law
  • Illinois, Texas
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Biography

Matt Rossetti is the founder of Sentient Law, Ltd. He brings over a decade of experience with technology and software development in addition to his experience as a business attorney. He works with a variety of companies, entrepreneurs, and inventors in multiple areas, including, but not limited to: blockchain, brick and mortar, construction, cryptocurrencies, ecommerce, healthcare, and virtual reality. Matt is passionate about working with companies from the idea stage to fundraising and/or exit as well as professional boxers and motorsports competitors.

Matt was a founding member of the Forbes Legal Council, he serves as General Counsel to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and he volunteers for the Chicago Chapter of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. He was also an adjunct professor at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law where he taught a course called "Emerging Technologies."

Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (2011)
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DePaul University
B.A. (2009) | Political Sceince
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Professional Experience
Sentient Law, Ltd.
- Current
Founder of Sentient Law, Ltd.
Solo Practice
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Will Your Lawyer be an Automated AI Robot
NASDAQ
Beyond the Equity Split: Compete or Non-Compete
Slicing Pie
Everything You Know About Startup Equity Distribution is Wrong
Startups.co
I-Team investigation: The risks of using fast payment apps
ABC 7 Eyewitness News - Chicago
Non-Competes: Useful Or Futile?
Forbes
Overcoming the Misconceptions of Dynamic Equity
Forbes
Five Reasons A Legal Expert Should Be Reviewing Your Business Documents
Forbes
When Should Your Startup Consider Consulting An Attorney?
Forbes
UpCounsel to connect entrepreneurs to lawyers in Illinois
Chicago Tribune
Grunt Work Helping to Slice the Equity Pie
Entrepreneur Magazine
Speaking Engagements
Dynamic Equity Legal Discussion
SlicingPie.com
New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab - Guest Lecture, Chicago, IL
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Splitting Equity, Startups Live! — Splitting Equity
Startups Live!
Lunch N' Learn, Slicing Pie: A Perfectly Fair Equity Split, Chicago, IL
Awards
Texas Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
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2023 Texas Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
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2022 Texas Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
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2021 Illinois Rising Star
Super Lawyers
The Illinois Rising Stars list is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois receive this distinction.
2020 Illinois Rising Star
Super Lawyers
The Illinois Rising Stars list is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois receive this distinction.
2019 Illinois Rising Star
Super Lawyers
The Illinois Rising Stars list is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois receive this distinction.
2Civility Lawyer Spotlight
Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism
Founding Member
Forbes Legal Council
Charter Entrepreneur Member
Sigma Nu Tau
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6308113
Member
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State Bar of Texas  # 24120603
Attorney at Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
ID Number: 6308116
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24120603
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Schedule a free consultation here: https://calendly.com/sentientlaw Please do not submit documents for review. Due to the high volume of consultations conducted, each potential client is allowed to reschedule one free consultation as a courtesy if the originally schedule consultation is cancelled and rescheduled more than 24 hours before the originally scheduled consultation time. Consultations cancelled and rescheduled within 24 hours or cancelled and rescheduled more than once are subject to a $150 consultation fee. Please contact billing@sentientlaw.com for payment instructions.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Entertainment & Sports Law
Communications & Internet Law
Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • German: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
SentientLaw.com
Blog
Matt Rossetti, Entrepreneur & Lawyer
Contact & Map
Sentient Law, Ltd.
Sentient Law, Ltd. 7000 N Mopac Expressway, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78731
Telephone: (512) 430-1150
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Sentient Law, Ltd.
323 E Upper Wacker Drive
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (512) 430-1150
Fax: (512) 843-7596
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: All phone or Zoom consultations are free. If you have an emergency, please do not hesitate to call.