Anthony Cotroneo is a partner in the Business Finance Department, the Private Equity Practice Group, the Franchising, Distribution and Dealership Practice Group, and the Construction Law Practice Group of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP.
Mr. Cotroneo's business law practice includes mergers, acquisitions, sales, and spin offs.
Mr. Cotroneo is the chair of the Firm’s Private Equity Practice Group, where he represents Private Equity Firms, Angel Investors, and Issuers in Private Equity transactions, including assisting in defining the rights and preferences of securities, developing capital structures and deal structures for start-up and growth stage companies.
As the chair of the firm’s Franchising Distribution and Dealership Practice Group, Mr. Cotroneo has assisted Franchisors and Franchisees in the preparation and review of Uniform Franchise Offering Circulars (UFOC) and Franchise Agreements. He also provides counsel to regional and national Distributors and Dealers in all activities, including preparing agreements and implementing dealer and distributor systems.
Mr. Cotroneo's construction law practice includes representing owners, construction managers, general contractors and sub-contractors in all aspects of construction matters.
Mr. Cotroneo is a graduate of Syracuse University, having received his B.S. degree in finance and marketing and his J.D., cum laude.
Mr. Cotroneo is a member of the Board of the Rochester Italian Heritage Foundation, the Rochester Business Alliance and is a Board member and Past President of the Small Business Council, an affiliate of the Rochester Business Alliance.
Mr. Cotroneo is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
Mr. Cotroneo is a member of the New York State and Monroe County Bar Associations.
Licensed since 1990
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|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Monroe County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Syracuse University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Syracuse University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Syracuse University||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Syracuse University||Marketing||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|