“I work with passionate entrepreneurs, business owners, athletes, entertainers, influencers, and visionaries to help them bring their ideas and plans to life by taking the complexity out of business and the law. I solve problems, period. I DO NOT work with people who place a low value on kindness, decency, or integrity in business.”
Rocco Cozza is a sought-after business and sports/entertainment lawyer and the founder of the Law Office of Rocco E. Cozza 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.
As an entertainment lawyer, Rocco represents entertainers, athletes, artists, and musicians in all aspects of their career. In this role, he provides advice and counsel to help his clients find revenue-generating opportunities that are in-line with their personal brand, as well as ensure their assets are adequately protected. From setting up entities and foundations to advising on general business matters, Rocco and his team handle it all.
He also works with individuals in preparing asset protection and business succession plans.
Rocco earned his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law, where he was a Recent Decisions Editor for the Duquesne Law Review. He received an M.B.A. in applied business from Waynesburg University and his undergraduate degree in psychology from Washington & Jefferson College. Rocco is also a licensed PA Title Agent and co-founder of 24-7 Settlement Services, LLC.
In addition to practicing law, Rocco frequently speaks at conferences on the topics of leadership, motivation, and the art of kindness in business. In January 2019, he stepped on a TEDx stage to share his talk called “Radical Kindness: Why the Unbillable Hour Matters Most in Business.” Rocco sits on various non-profit boards and is currently the President of the Board of Directors of Alpha House, Inc., a behavioral rehabilitation center located in Pittsburgh, PA.
Lastly and most important, Rocco spends his free time with his beautiful wife Laura and 2 wonderful children, Gabe, Ellie, and Malina.