Robert Goedert concentrates his practice in capital markets transactions and public company mergers and acquisitions. Robert has extensive experience in all types of public and private securities transactions, including initial public offerings, block trades, high yield and investment grade debt offerings, tender offers and exchange offers. Robert also regularly advises both public companies as well as private equity funds on complex corporate transactions involving public companies, including going-private transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

In addition, Robert regularly advises publicly traded corporations and their executive officers and directors on corporate governance, SEC compliance and disclosure matters, stock exchange listing requirements, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, Section 16 reporting, stockholder activism and proposals, executive compensation and fiduciary duties of directors and officers.


Thought Leadership


Robert is a co-author for the treatise “A Practical Guide to SEC Proxy and Compensation Rules” (updated annually).


Recognized for Capital Markets: Debt by The Legal 500 United States, 2019


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2007Illinois


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2007
  • University of Notre DameB.A., Economicssumma cum laude2004

Other Distinctions

Registered Certified Public Accountant