Mary C. Nistico


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Gary J. Ross


New York University (J.D. 2011)
New York University (B.A. 2008, magna cum laude)



New York

Mary Nistico has been with Ross Law Group, PLLC since its founding. She worked at Jackson Ross PLLC, Ross Law Group’s predecessor firm, from 2015 to 2017. Mary primarily advises clients with respect to transactional, corporate governance and compliance matters, regularly providing services such as drafting and negotiating non-disclosure agreements and other contracts, drafting corporate governance documents and preparing legal and regulatory disclosures and filings. In addition, Mary regularly assists clients seeking to carry out securities offerings by analyzing the specifics of their business model and opining on securities law matters related to their proposed offering.

Mary previously worked as in-house counsel at Rothschild Inc., where she advised on legal and compliance matters pertaining to Rothschild’s investment banking and asset management businesses. In that capacity, Mary supervised Rothschild’s anti-money laundering program and reviewed all anti-money laundering due diligence for potential legal or reputational risk. She also reviewed and negotiated contracts and ensured all regulatory requirements were met.

Mary was formerly a litigation associate at Levi & Korsinsky LLP, where she worked primarily on cases relating to shareholders’ rights.

Mary is admitted to the New York bar.

“Registered Investment Advisers and Exempt Reporting Advisers: A Compliance Analysis,” co-authored with Gary J. Ross, Bloomberg Law, September 2018

“Hidden Liabilities: The Role of Compliance in M&A Risk Management,” co-authored with Gary J. Ross, Compliance & Ethics Professional, April 2017

“Mounting Oversight: The Rising Compliance Burden of the Third-Party Service Provider,” co-authored with Gary J. Ross, Banking & Financial Services Policy Report, February 2017

“Moral Rights and Classical Liberal Theory: The Interplay of Two Philosophies in Copyright Law,” 6 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 532 (2012)