Robert is an associate in the Firm's Global White Collar Practice and is based in the New York office. He focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, investigations, regulatory enforcement proceedings and compliance. Robert represents individuals and corporations in investigations, proceedings, and prosecutions initiated by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and other government agencies. He also counsels on corporate compliance and conducts due diligence and risk assessments in connection with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and antitrust investigations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other government agencies.
Robert graduated from Duke Law School, where he served as an Associate Editor on the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy.
While in law school, Robert served as a research assistant to Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap, USAF (Ret.) and was a student member of the Duke Center on Law, Ethics and National Security. Robert was the author of The Crisis of Cryptocurrency, the inaugural essay published in the LENS Center Essay series. Robert also served on the Duke Law Mock Trial board and as President of Duke OutLaw, Duke Law School's LGBTQ+ organization.