Attorney Steven Howard Roth participated in the following fireside chat with Akron Law Review Associate Editor Andrew Fleming as part of the Akron Law Review 2023 Symposium at The University of Akron School of Law in April 2023. Some content may be modified and/or abbreviated from its original transcript for purposes of flow and brevity.

Attorney Roth is the Founder and a Principal of Roth Firm, LLC, a law firm that represents individuals and domestic and international companies within the middle and upper middle market in business and transactional matters. Attorney Roth’s practice focuses on the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions and governance, sports, media and entertainment, intellectual property law, securities, and commercial real estate.

Leveraging his unique skill set and experience, Attorney Roth has successfully negotiated and closed over $850 million in transactions for his clients. Since 2020, Attorney Roth has been recognized each year as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch and an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Prior to starting Roth Firm, Attorney Roth worked for several private businesses and organizations, including a regional law firm, as counsel for a private equity company, and as a legal consultant for a multi-billion dollar steel company. Attorney Roth has also worked for multiple professional sports teams, including NFL and NBA franchise teams, governing bodies, and sports agencies.

Attorney Roth holds a JD and MBA, with a concentration in banking and finance, from Case Western Reserve University.

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