Bob Newmark concentrates his practice in the areas of business and transactional counseling. Mr. Newmark has experience representing primarily closely held businesses and their owners in a range of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, general commercial counseling, joint ventures and strategic alliances, cross-border structuring, and issues arising under federal and state securities laws. He also counsels business owners and their families on business succession and estate planning, employing highly sophisticated techniques and concepts. Clients include investment partnerships, private equity firms and financial institutions, and he has considerable experience representing portfolio companies of these firms. He counsels companies in a number of industries, including manufacturing, finance, nutritional supplements, retail/luxury and telecommunications.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Newmark was a management consultant with Mercer Management Consulting in Washington, D.C., where he advised Fortune 200 companies on business strategy issues. He also was an associate with another law firm in St. Louis, Mo.
Robert Newmark concentrates his practice in the areas of business and transactional counseling. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions, general commercial counseling, private offerings of securities and other issues arising under federal and state securities laws. Mr. Newmark has particular experience representing financial institutions in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures of national banks, state banks, and thrifts. He also has experience working with financial institutions on compliance-related matters involving the federal securities laws and banking laws.
Mr. Newmark also advises public companies, closely held businesses (including technology start-ups), venture capital firms and investment partnerships on a variety of commercial and technical matters. Prior to joining the firm, he was a management consultant with Mercer Management Consulting in Washington, D.C., where he advised Fortune 200 companies on business strategy issues. He also was an associate with another law firm in St. Louis, Mo. Mr. Newmark is an adjunct professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches a course on mergers and acquisitions law.
Representative recent engagements include:
Bar and Court Admissions
New York, 2007
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Washington University, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1994
Princeton University, A.B., 1988