Jenner & Block

Top M&A Lawyer Robert Rawn Joins Jenner & Block’s New York Office as a Partner in its Corporate Practice

NEW YORK – JANUARY 7, 2019 – Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that Robert J. Rawn, a nationally recognized corporate lawyer with nearly 30 years of experience, has joined the New York office as a partner in its Corporate Practice.  Mr. Rawn focuses on public and private company mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, securities law compliance and corporate governance matters.  He has represented clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, life sciences, technology, telecommunications and private investment funds.

“Rob is an exceptional practitioner who provides depth and breadth to our corporate team and the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice in particular,” Jenner & Block Managing Partner Terrence J. Truax said.  “We are excited that he is joining Jenner & Block, as his experience complements and augments the Corporate Practice’s strengths in the manufacturing, life sciences, technology and telecommunications industries and our ability to provide high-level service to public and large private companies.”

Mr. Rawn comes to Jenner & Block from Winston & Strawn’s New York office, where he had been a partner since 2012. 

“Rob’s deep experience and client relationships present a tremendous opportunity for the firm to continue to build our Corporate Practice, which is focused on public and large private company work,” said firmwide Corporate Chair Joseph P. Gromacki.  “Our clients will immediately benefit from his ability to provide the level of sophisticated counsel for which our practice and our firm has increasingly become known.”

Mr. Rawn’s experience ranges from mid-market transactions to multi-billion-dollar transactions and he also has substantial experience with cross-border transactions.

“At this point in my career, this is an exceptional opportunity for me to join a practice with a strong and thriving focus on public and large private companies,” Mr. Rawn said.  “Jenner & Block’s platform is a great fit for my practice and serving the complex needs of my clients well.  I am eager to be part of the firm’s strategic efforts to grow our corporate capabilities, particularly in M&A.”

Mr. Rawn received his JD from New York University School of Law and his AB cum laude from Princeton University.