Robert A. Rosenbaum
PEOPLE

Robert A. Rosenbaum

Partner
rosenbaum.robert@dorsey.com

Overview

BOB HELPS CLIENTS, BOTH PUBLICLY AND PRIVATELY HELD, ACHIEVE THEIR STRATEGIC BUSINESS GOALS THROUGH MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS.

He also regularly advises clients with respect to corporate governance matters, public company disclosures, SEC compliance and executive compensation.

He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee and is the head of the firm’s Corporate Group. He has also previously served as head of the firm’s Minneapolis office (2008-2012) and as co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Group (2002-2005).

Bob is a frequent lecturer at legal seminars on topics related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and public company securities law compliance.

Education & Admissions

Harvard Law School (J.D., 1981), Editor, Harvard Law Review, 1979-1981

Princeton University (A.B., Economics, 1978), cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Minnesota

 

News & Resources

Articles

2014 Changes to the Minnesota Business Corporation Act
"Delaware Supreme Court Holds Lyondell Directors Did Not Act in Bad Faith in Revlon Sale," Private Equity Focus
Delaware Supreme Court Holds Lyondell Directors Did Not Act in Bad Faith in Revlon Sale
“Blowout” Price Does Not Relieve Target Board of Revlon Duties
Delaware Supreme Court Invalidates AFSCME Proxy Reimbursement Proposal But Leaves Door Open
Time to Review Director and Officer Indemnification and Advancement Arrangements
Delaware Speaks: Board Duties in Going-Private Deals
The Smartest Guys in the Courtroom: Lay and Skilling Face the Music

News & Press Mentions

51 Dorsey Lawyers in Minneapolis Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 and 2018 Lawyers of the Year
Super Lawyers Recognizes 36 Dorsey Lawyers in Minneapolis
Partners Robert Rosenbaum and Cam Hoang Contribute Chapter on U.S. Corporate Governance to 2017 International Comparative Legal Guides
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices in Minnesota
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Dorsey Opens Dallas Office
48 Dorsey Lawyers in Minneapolis and Fargo Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 and 2017 Lawyers of the Year
Dorsey Recognized by Global Law Experts in 11 Practice Areas
Super Lawyers Recognizes 37 Dorsey Lawyers in Minneapolis
Partners Robert Rosenbaum and Cam Hoang Contribute Chapter on U.S. Corporate Governance to 2016 International Comparative Legal Guides
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices in Minnesota
Chambers USA 2016 Ranks Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
45 Dorsey Lawyers in Minneapolis and Fargo Selected for Inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America®" 2016 and "Best Lawyers of the Year"
Super Lawyers Recognizes 39 Dorsey Lawyers in Minneapolis
Legal 500 United States Recommends Three Dorsey Practices
Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices in Minnesota
Dorsey Represents Hillerich & Bradsby in Sale of Louisville Slugger Brand
William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law will combine
Super Lawyers Recognizes 39 Dorsey Lawyers in Minneapolis
Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices in Minnesota
Chambers USA 2014 Ranks Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Dorsey & Whitney Named Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year-North America by Lawyers World Law
105 Dorsey Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 and Best Lawyers of the Year
Super Lawyers Recognizes 39 Dorsey Lawyers in Minneapolis
Chambers USA 2013 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices in Minnesota

Industries & Practices

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining & Natural Resources
  • Private Equity

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • American Bar Association-Member, Business Law Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association-Member, Chapter 302A Subcommittee of Business Law Section
  • Board of Directors, The Guthrie Theatre, 2002-2010, 2011 – present
  • Board of Directors, The Chad Greenway “Lead the Way” Foundation, 2011 – present
  • Board Member, Children’s HeartLink, 2010 - present; Board Chair since 2015 

Accolades

Ranked in USA Chambers 2017 Leading Individual  Top Ranked - USA Chambers and Partners 2016 - Leading Individual   Top Ranked - Chambers USA 2015 - Leading Individual
   

Robert A. Rosenbaum - Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year 2014 - Corporate Law, Minneapolis   

Robert A. Rosenbaum - Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year 2013 - Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Minneapolis

  • Named Best Lawyers© Minneapolis Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year, 2013, 2018
  • Named Best Lawyers© Minneapolis Corporate Lawyer of the Year, 2014 
  • Named one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” (Band 1) by Chambers USA (Corporate/M&A), 2004-2017
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America©, 2006-2018
  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Listed as a Minnesota Super Lawyer, 2002-2017
  • Recommended by Legal 500 in Mergers & Acquisitions, 2015
  • Recognized by Global Law Experts as “Corporate Governance Law Firm of the Year in Minnesota – 2016” 
Robert A. Rosenbaum