Robert A. Robertson


Robert A. Robertson


Orange County | 650 Town Center Drive, Suite 700, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1905
+1 949 442 6037 | +1 949 442 6010

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Robert A. Robertson is managing partner of the firm’s Orange County office. With 30 years of legal experience, he represents clients in the areas of investment management, corporate and securities law, regulatory investigations and SEC defense. He regularly counsels investment advisers, mutual funds, closed-end funds, boards of directors, broker-dealers, insurance companies, and institutional investors.

Mr. Robertson served as an attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from 1990 through 1997, where his most recent position was counselor to Commissioner Isaac C. Hunt, Jr.

Mr. Robertson is a frequent lecturer and has written a treatise on fund governance and numerous articles on securities law topics.

Prior to joining Dechert, he was in private practice in New York City. He also served as an attorney with the Office of the Counsel to the President at The White House during the George H.W. Bush Administration.

  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., 1981
  • Loyola Marymount University, MBA, 1983
  • UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1987
  • California
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Vice Chair, American Bar Association’s Subcommittee on Investment Advisers and Investment Companies
Member, Society of Investment Law