Bruce M. Wolf Of Counsel

Four Gateway Center
444 Liberty Avenue Suite 1105
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone:
412-288-4000
Fax:
412-288-2405
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A business lawyer with over 20 years experience in negotiating, documenting and overseeing major asset acquisitions and divestitures and private placements and public offerings of securities.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Atlas America, Inc., Moon Township, Pennsylvania

  • Actively negotiated major asset acquisitions and divestitures including the sale of the company; Atlas was the largest developer of natural gas in Pennsylvania
  • Primary responsibility for the negotiation and drafting of most of the company's contractual obligations
  • Oversight responsibility for private placement and public offerings of limited partnerships
  • Responsible for the company's governmental affairs
  • Successfully lobbied for the gas industry; participated in the enactment of legislation and rulemaking beneficial to the industry
  • Secured DOE funding for a high-risk drilling venture, one of the first of its kind in the Appalachian Basin
  • Monitored outside investment advisors; trustee of company 401-K Plan; administrator of company ESOP
  • Served on several Chapter 11 creditor committees; co-chairman in two cases
  • Organization and oversight responsibility of outside counsel

Atlas Gas Marketing, Inc., Moon Township, Pennsylvania

  • Founder and President
  • Successfully developed customer base
  • Responsible for a successful marketing campaign to acquire over 13,000 residential natural gas customers for the first pilot program in Northwestern Pennsylvania
  • Assisted in the negotiation and sale of this company to First Energy Corporation

Past Employment Positions

  • The Atlas Group, Inc., General Counsel, Secretary and Director, 1980 - 1999
  • Atlas Gas Marketing, Inc., Founder and President, 1987 - 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1971
  • Price Waterhouse & Company, Tax Department, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Senior Tax Accountant, 1977 - 1990

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1975
  • Washington & Jefferson College
    • B.A. - 1966