Marcus I. Howell


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(401) 421-5115 ext. 230

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Marcus Howell is Counsel in the firm’s Business and Corporate Practice Group. Marcus concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate and business law, with a focus on mergers/acquisitions, commercial transactions, software licensing and technology start-ups. He previously worked for seven years as an associate at a boutique business law firm in Providence, Rhode Island.

Representative Matters:

  • Managed Boston-based software company’s licensing agreements with national broadcasting companies and advertisers
  • Negotiated contracts with multi-national corporations and foreign governments on behalf of local design firm
  • Represented medical device manufacturer in multiple-round $4.5 MM private equity seed fundraising
  • Represented family-owned business in $2.5 MM sale to private equity firm
  • Represented investment company in $1.6 MM purchase of natural products business
  • Advises entrepreneurs and family-held businesses on a daily basis with respect to governance, succession and various commercial transactions

Bar Memberships:

  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.
  • Carnegie Mellon University, B.F.A.

Professional Recognitions and Affiliations:

  • Rhode Island Bar Association (Business Organizations Committee)
  • Co-Chair of the RI Bar Association Business Organizations Committee

Seminars and Publications:

  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., “A Practical Guide to Organizing a Business in Rhode Island: Organizing Other Business Entities”

Community Activities:

  • The Children’s Workshop Foundation (Board of Directors)
  • Providence Children’s Museum (Annual Giving Committee)
  • Old Country Road School PTA (Playground Committee)