Marc J. Lane, a nationally recognized business and tax attorney and a socially responsible investment advisor, practices law in Chicago. ...
Marc J. Lane, a nationally recognized business and tax attorney and a socially responsible investment advisor, practices law in Chicago. Marc drafted Illinois' L3C law; has taught Social Enterprise course at Northwestern University School of Law; chairs the Chicago chapter of Social Enterprise Alliance; chaired the Task Force on Social Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship, and Social Enterprise; and was a Commissioner of the Serve Illinois Commission. By appointment of Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, he now serves a Vice Chairperson of the Cook County Commission on Social Innovation. He is the author of 35 books including The Mission-Driven Venture: Business Solutions to the World's Most Vexing Social Problems (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015). Marc is the pioneer behind the Advocacy Investing® approach to socially responsible and mission-related investing (www.AdvocacyInvesting.com). He has consistently earned an "AV® Preeminent™" rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory.