Overview

Bobby is a partner in the Government & Internal Investigations Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He focuses his practice on international risk assessment, internal investigations, and anti-corruption compliance. Bobby has handled multiple internal investigations which have included allegations of bribery/corruption, financial fraud and regulatory violations. In these matters, Bobby has created substantive work plans, conducted witness interviews, led onsite inspections and helped create remediation recommendations.

Bobby is also an experienced litigator and trial lawyer, and has managed all aspects of the civil litigation process, including brief writing, managing complex discovery projects, taking and defending depositions, coordinating with experts, preparing cases for trial and trying a case to verdict.

In addition to his commercial work, Bobby maintains a strong commitment to pro bono law practice. He has won multiple contested proceedings in state and federal court on behalf of pro bono clients. Bobby has argued, and won, cases that have helped shield victims of domestic violence, secured damages for inmates who were denied adequate healthcare and expunged criminal records for people who had paid their debt to society.

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Recognition

Fellow, Chicago Urban League IMPACT Leadership Development Program

Certificate of Appreciation, Western District of Wisconsin Pro Bono Program

Kirkland & Ellis Diversity Scholarship Recipient

Memberships & Affiliations

Co-Founder, “It’s Just [Black Lawyers Having] Lunch”

Mentor, LINK Unlimited

Member, Chicago Inn of Court

Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth

American Bar Association

Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012Illinois

Education

  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2012
    Pro Bono Award
  • Howard UniversityB.B.A., Business Managementmagna cum laude2001