A. Bruce Bowden is a partner with Leech Tishman and a member of the Corporate Practice Group. He also serves as Co-Chair of Leech Tishman’s International Practice Group. Bruce is based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office, where he focuses his practice in the areas of M&A transactions, international, general corporate and corporate finance law. Practicing in the international arena since the early 1970s, Bruce has represented both overseas companies acquiring U.S. companies and U.S. investors in sales of U.S. interests to overseas companies. He has also represented U.S. companies in establishing foreign offices, subsidiaries and distribution networks. Bruce has also acted as outside general counsel for a number of companies, including two that produce cutting-edge medical devices. Bruce has served on hospital boards and has chaired committees dealing with planning, compensation and other issues. As a long-time member of the Board of the National Kidney Foundation, and ultimately as its national chairman, he was involved in all facets of NKF’s operations. Bruce represented the NKF and the private non-profit world for eight years on the board of the United Network for Organ Sharing. He has addressed the U.S. Congress, a major television network program and innumerable private groups on organ donation and other healthcare related issues. An active member of the Pittsburgh community, Bruce sits on a number of client and civic boards of directors and holds leadership positions and other offices in several community organizations.