Mark R. Sullivan

407 Forest Trails Drive
Wexford, Pennsylvania 15090
(724) 934-3953 (Home)
(724) 940-3222 (Office)
(412) 654-6717 (Cell)



Sullivan Legal Services, LLC

Private Practice, January 2001 to Present

Provide general corporate legal services primarily to small, owner-managed businesses, including family-owned businesses; transactional practice includes acquisitions, various forms of debt and equity financings; real estate transactions, including purchases and sales and leasing matters; equipment purchases and leasing; employment agreements; software and technology licensing; commercial collection services; and general contract review, drafting, and negotiation.


One Call Systems, Inc.

General Counsel, January 2001 to May 2010

Represented owner-managed business that employed approximately 100 and maintained operating facilities in four states.  Salaried position though not full-time.  Areas of service included frequent consultations with management in labor and employment matters; extensive involvement with various operating contracts, including the negotiation, drafting, implementation and/or termination of such contracts; periodic retention and oversight of outside lawyers providing litigation services; interaction with management regarding insurance coverage issues and claims reporting and management; and regular participation in analysis, including risk analysis, of various business initiatives and developments.


Jones, Gregg, Creehan & Gerace LLP

Senior Attorney, May 2000 to December 2000

Represented clients in corporate finance and securities matters, mergers and acquisitions, and general business and real estate matters, including development, financing and leasing.


Sable Pusateri Rosen Gordon & Adams, LLC

(Formerly Sable, Makoroff & Gusky, P.C.; now part of McGuire Woods)

Senior Attorney, 1996 to May 2000

Transactional practice included mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities.  Responsible for sale of assets of and securities law compliance for publicly-traded debtor in reorganization; represented other reorganizing debtors in asset sales; represented several middle market, owner-managed businesses in connection with corporate finance matters, employment matters, real estate acquisition, development and leasing matters, environmental, labor, pension and tax matters, general commercial contract and business matters and issues of entity governance.


The Sullivan Law Firm, P.C.

Founder and Owner 1995-96

Founded and operated solo legal practice.  Formed and organized several new business entities, provided general commercial legal services in connection with real estate development projects, mergers and acquisitions, issuance of securities and bank borrowings, labor and employment matters, real estate leasing matters, debt collection activities.  Retained by Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott’s Boston office as a contract lawyer to close sales of several radio stations for a major communications client.


Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

Associate and Partner 1983-95

Enjoyed a transactional practice including representation of issuers of debt and equity securities in both public and private transactions (including initial public offerings of equity) and public companies in continuing securities law compliance matters; acquisitions and divestitures; financing transactions (representing both financial institutions and borrowers); and the drafting and negotiation of contracts.  Experience includes general business perspectives on environmental, labor, pension and tax matters.  Member of Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisition groups of firm’s Corporate and Business department.



Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1983

University of Pittsburgh School of Law    
Honors:  Member, Law Review 1981-83.  Executive Notes & Comments Editor 1982-83.  Author, Pennsylvania Glass Sand Corp. v. Caterpillar Tractor Co.:  Abuse of Pennsylvania’s Products Liability Symmetry, 43 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 1181 (1982).


Bachelor of Arts, With Distinction, 1980

University of Virginia            Charlottesville, Virginia
Major:  Economics.