Mauro M. WolfePartner

Duane Morris, LLP

Mauro M. 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.

At Duane 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 LawyersMetro in the area of Criminal Defense: White Collar.

Since 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 Securities Commission.

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

Updated 2013