Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Paul Oakley is Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Wolfe Laboratories, Inc. Mr. Oakley is well-known for his business, legal and strategic perspective and is well-suited to lead and optimize Wolfe Laboratories’ growing business and operational strategies. Mr. Oakley has used his extensive cross-functional skill-set to build value and solve problems as a key contributor to nearly a dozen start-ups and high-growth, mission-oriented private companies, including advising management teams and corporate boards on a wide variety of matters and industries including software, telecommunications, information technology, life sciences, medical devices, energy and clean tech. In 2011, he was a co-founder of TrueLight Energy, an innovative firm engaged in short-term trading in the wholesale electricity markets. Previously, Mr. Oakley was outside general counsel for a portfolio of emerging growth companies while a corporate finance and transactional partner at Sullivan & Worcester, one of the leading private law firms headquartered in Boston. During his 16-year law firm career, he managed project teams in more than 40 M&A transactions, and closed more than 100 VC investment deals. Mr. Oakley holds a B.A. in English and Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia an M.A. in International Politics from Syracuse University and a J.D. from Syracuse University.