Marc J. Lane

Marc J. Lane


Marc J. Lane is an "AV® Preeminent" rated attorney, author of over 30 books on corporate management, taxation, and personal finance as well as Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). He is the founder of the Marc J. Lane Wealth Group® which, with roots going back to 1971, includes The Law Offices of Marc J. Lane, P.C.; Marc J. Lane & Company a FINRA-registered, full-service general securities firm; and Marc J. Lane Risk Management, Inc., an insurance agency.

In his critically acclaimed book,  Profitable Socially Responsible Investing: An Institutional Investor's Guide, Euromoney Institutional Investor Books, Lane challenges the way traditional SRI is done and paves the way for investors to actually fulfill the promise of doing well as they do good. 

Mr. Lane is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law, where he has taught courses in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance and where he currently teaches the Social Enterprise course. By appointment of Gov. Pat Quinn, he is Chairman of the State of Illinois’ Task Force on Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Enterprise. Also by appointment of Gov. Quinn, he is a Commissioner of the Serve Illinois Commission.

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