Marc Ostrow


Senior Counsel

Romano Law PLLC

Marc D. Ostrow is a Senior Counsel with Romano Law PLLC, focusing in the areas of copyright and entertainment law, with a particular emphasis in the music business. He represents composers, songwriters, recording artists, labels, music publishers as well as other creators and licensors of intellectual property. Since 2017 Marc has been an Adjunct Professor at Cardozo Law School where he teaches music law. From 2006-2008, Marc was the General Manager of the New York office of classical music publisher, Boosey & Hawkes. Prior to joining Boosey in 2004 as Vice President, Business Affairs, Marc was a Senior Attorney at BMI and from 1995 until joining BMI in 1998, he was the General Counsel of Second Floor Music, a boutique music publisher specializing in jazz. Marc is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago Law School. He has served as on the board of the New York Chapter of the Association of Independent Music Publishers and as a Trustee of the Copyright Society. He frequently speaks at various industry forums and educational institutions and writes frequently on music and copyright issues. Marc is also a performing songwriter and composer.