Wolfe is a New York City partner of international law firm Duane Morris, LLP, a nationally ranked Am Law 100 law
firm with 24 offices worldwide. He
graduated from IUP in 1990, majoring in Business Administration and minoring in
Economics, and received a juris doctorate from Temple University School of Law
in 1996, Evening Division.
Morris, Mauro practices
in the area of litigation, with a focus on white-collar criminal defense;
securities enforcement, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations;
complex civil commercial and administrative litigation; and internal corporate
investigations worldwide. He has represented U.S. and foreign corporations,
corporate executives, government officials, and others in a broad range of
white-collar matters involving securities fraud and other highly complex
regulatory and criminal issues. Mauro is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated by
Martindale-Hubbell in the areas of Criminal Law, White-Collar Crime, and
Litigation. He is listed in the 2012 edition of New York Super Lawyers—Metro
in the area of Criminal Defense: White Collar.
graduating from IUP and Temple Law, Mauro has served as an assistant district
attorney for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Narcotics Division.
He later served as a senior enforcement attorney in the Enforcement Division of
the SEC’s Philadelphia District Office. While at the SEC, he became a special
assistant U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, where he worked in the
Criminal Division, Major Frauds Unit, before finally becoming a full-time
assistant U.S. attorney in the Securities and Healthcare Fraud Unit in Newark. In
all, he served within government for more than nine years, with distinction.
In June 2009,
Mauro was elected to the highly selective and prestigious New York Council of
Defense Lawyers, an organization comprising the most well-regarded white-collar
practitioners in New York.
He has been involved in several high
profile matters throughout his career. He has been sourced, quoted, and
pictured in various news media, including the New York Times, National Law Journal, Bloomberg,
Associated Press, Barron’s, Philadelphia Daily News, Star-Ledger,
New York Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal
Blog, and CNET News.
A former senior enforcement attorney
at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a former federal prosecutor,
Mauro has extensive experience working with various U.S. and international
law-enforcement agencies and securities regulators, including the Federal
Bureau of Investigation; Internal Revenue Service; U.S. Postal Inspection
Service; U.S. Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Department of
Defense–Criminal Investigation Task Force; U.S. Secret Service; SEC; New York
Stock Exchange; National Association of Securities Dealers; Financial Industry
Regulatory Authority; Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York state securities
regulators; Swiss Central Authorities; New Scotland Yard; and British Columbia
Mauro also provides strategic advice
to late-stage start-ups and middle market companies looking to grow
exponentially. Capitalizing on personal relationships in the technology,
finance, and business communities worldwide, he helps companies by providing
advice, strategically selecting the right advisors (from the Silicon Valley to
New York), and accessing the right capital market options to develop companies
into $100-million-plus companies. Working as a trusted, strategic advisor and
business partner, he helps companies to develop to their full potential.
Mauro currently serves as a board member of
LatinoJustice PRLDEF in New York, one of the leading Hispanic impact litigation
and education not-for-profit organizations in the United States, and serves as
chair of the Nominations and Governance Committee.
Inducted Spring 2013