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One Mic Stand: Rocco Cozza Talks Tech Startup Pitfalls!

Interview by Jonathan Kersting

Rocco CozzaRocco Cozza of Cozza Law Group is a business attorney who has been in the tech startup trenches. His decades of experience and passion to see Pittsburgh's tech startups succeed gives him a unique perspective on obvious and not-so-obvious situations that can stifle or even sink a startup.

Rocco steps up to the One Mic Stand for a candid interview on what he often sees goes wrong in the lifecycle of a startup. Better yet, he has excellent insights on how to avoid pitfalls and give your startup a leg up on success.

Rocco is a sought-after business and sports/entertainment lawyer and the founder of the Cozza Law Group PLLC. He has been practicing law since 2003. During this time, he has worked with a multitude of businesses, entrepreneurs, athletes, entertainers, and influencers helping them solve the business and legal challenges they face.

As counsel, Rocco has advised businesses and business owners on appropriate entity formations, contract drafting, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, employment matters, HR policy creation, intellectual property matters, as well as provided general business consulting services in various industries.

Rocco has also represented property owners and investors in residential and commercial real estate acquisitions, lease preparation and negotiations, property holding company structuring, as well as providing general real estate consulting services.

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