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Marc A. Monteleone

Partner

Marc Monteleone serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and manages the firm’s real estate needs, including the construction of new facilities. Marc’s practice includes federal and state taxation, mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas law, construction law, commercial law and real estate development. He also serves as the chairman of the firm’s Small Business Development Team, which assists small businesses in all matters, from formation through dissolution.

He has practiced law for more than 25 years and is well-positioned to assist his clients in the scope of general business issues.

Marc has an extensive real estate practice in land use and development law, representing both large and small developers proposing commercial and residential projects.This representation has encompassed many aspects of development, including land use, financing, business structure and construction issues.

He authored the design-build legislation, which authorizes the use of design-build services in West Virginia. Because of his experience and knowledge in the design-build process, Marc was originally appointed by former West Virginia Governor Cecil Underwood, and has since been appointed by every succeeding governor, to chair the West Virginia Design-Build Review Board. He continues to serve in that capacity today. Marc supervised the design and building of the firm’s Charleston office, as well as the renovation of all of the firm’s other offices.  He served as chairman of Charleston Parking Task Force and supervised the construction of two city parking garages using the design-build delivery method. 

Marc has extensive experience in managing oil and gas operations. He currently serves as in-house counsel to a large independent oil and gas producer, where his duties include overseeing Marcellus Shale exploration, negotiation of gas sales contracts and supervising mineral acquisitions.

Professional Highlights

  • Chief Financial Officer, Bowles Rice
  • Chair, Bowles Rice Small Business Development Team
  • Member, Bowles Rice Executive Committee
  • Owner of several small businesses, including Mountain Lion Enterprises, Inc. and Tygart River Oil & Gas, LLC
  • Speaker, White House Conference on Small Business
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America ® (Construction Law; Corporate Law; Oil and Gas Law; Tax Law; and Trusts & Estates Law)
  • Named Best Lawyers’ 2013 Construction Law Lawyer of the Year in the southern West Virginia region
  • Recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers for Corporate/Commercial Law - Tax
  • Listed among West Virginia Super Lawyers for Tax
  • Member, Board of Directors, Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGA-WV)
  • City of Charleston Architectural Review Committee
  • Vision Shared Seamless (Education Committee)