Robert J. Waine
Bob Waine is an accomplished attorney with extensive experience representing businesses in a broad spectrum of matters. As a member of Rothman Gordon’s Business & Corporate Group, Bob represents clients in all areas of the business lifecycle, from selection of the appropriate form of entity and entity formation to business dissolution. He has experience negotiating and drafting shareholder agreements, operating agreement, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements and related documents. Bob was previously General Counsel for a closely held corporation that operated in multiple states, responsible for all legal matters impacting the corporation, including compliance with all federal and state regulatory requirements, drafting standard form contracts, preparing employee handbooks, and overseeing employment related issues. Bob has extensive experience working with entrepreneurs to help them manage their business and achieve their business goals.
In addition to his corporate practice, Bob has experience with and assists in matters involving real estate, construction, litigation, and oil and gas. He has experience negotiating and drafting real estate sales agreements, commercial leases and loan documents. He has litigated cases in federal court, bankruptcy court and state court involving contracts, commercial transactions, construction disputes and employment matters. Bob also has experience in the oil and gas industry related to the ownership and leasing of natural gas interests in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, including the preparation of title opinion.
Bob earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Pace University School of Law. He also holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Rochester and a B.C.L. from Wadham College, Oxford University. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association.