Gentry Locke Adds Corporate Lawyer Michael V. Moro, II to Its Norfolk Office

NORFOLK, Va. (July 17, 2023) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Michael V. Moro, II has joined the firm’s Norfolk office as a partner in the General Commercial practice group.

“Mike is an exceptional attorney with tremendous experience helping businesses across a number of industries navigate important business issues, including mergers and acquisitions transactions,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston. “We are excited to add his experience to our newly established Norfolk office and know that Mike will enhance the level of service that we continue to provide to our clients in Hampton Roads and across the Commonwealth.”

Moro provides strategic counsel to entrepreneurs and businesses, helping them achieve their goals with practical advice tailored to their individual needs. He handles all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including cross-border transactions, assisting his clients with entity formation and preparing governing documents. Moro has served as general counsel to U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies and leads negotiations of corporate finance transactions as well as commercial contracts and agreements.

“I’m excited to be a part of Gentry Locke and help build the firm’s presence in Hampton Roads while continuing to serve the area’s business community,” said Moro. “Gentry Locke’s reputation throughout the Commonwealth is unparalleled and I look forward to being a part of its entrepreneurial and collaborative culture.”

Prior to joining the firm, Moro was of counsel with a Virginia Beach law firm and previously served as corporate counsel for a publicly traded global financial services company where he played a key role in the company’s growth in South America and Australia. He also worked in Italy as legal counsel at a sports and entertainment technology provider where he coordinated the legal aspects of the company’s geographic expansion. Moro earned his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law and received his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

About Gentry Locke

With 79 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations, and individuals—a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Richmond, and Norfolk, Virginia, Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the United States. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring our website.

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