Robert Ferri

Ferri, Robert

Of Counsel New York, NY
646.348.6744
rferri@pbnlaw.com

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Robert Ferri is Of Counsel at Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and serves as the firm's first General Counsel. He is also co-chair of the Corporate, Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions department. Bob has extensive experience in general corporate law, corporate transactions, securities law and litigation, corporate governance, antitrust counseling, investigations and compliance. He has counseled and performed investigations for corporate boards and special committees regarding various compliance-related matters.

Prior Relevant Experience
  • Brock Partners LLP, New York, New York, Partner, 2002–2004
  • Brock Capital Group LLC, New York, New York, Senior Managing Director, 2002–2004
  • ASARCO Incorporated, New York, New York, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, 1999–2001; Senior Associate General Counsel and Secretary, 1998–1999; Associate General Counsel and Secretary, 1995–1998; Associate General Counsel, 1987–1995; Assistant General Counsel, 1982–1987
  • Southern Peru Copper Corporation, New York, New York, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, 1999–2001
  • Breed, Abbott & Morgan, New York, New York, Associate, 1975–1982
  • The Honorable Lloyd F. MacMahon, United States District Court Judge, Southern District of New York, Law Clerk, 1973–1975
Organizations/Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Publications
  • "Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2014," United States Chapter, published by Getting the Deal Through, 2014.
  • "Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2013," United States Chapter, published by Getting the Deal Through, 2013.
  • "Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2012," United States Chapter, published by Getting the Deal Through, February 2012.
  • "The New Reality of Sales Force Behavior and Management," FDLI Monograph Series, Vol. 2, Num 6, June 2011.
  • "A Dose of Preventive Medicine: Establishing Proactive Sample Accountability," Thought Leadership Sales and Marketing Compliance, Volume 1, Issue 2, Winter 2006.
  • "Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Companies Ignore Best Practices at Their Peril," Commerce Magazine, Summer 2005.
Speaking Engagements
  • "Handling Whistleblowers During an Investigation," CBI's Forum on Internal Investigations & Self Disclosure for the Bio/Pharmaceutical Industry, Washington, DC, June 19, 2007.
  • "Chemical Plant Security and Crisis Management: Complying with the Law and Preparing the Plant," sponsored by Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and CoVeris, Morristown, New Jersey, June 15, 2006.
  • "Corporate Strategies for Responding to Government Investigations and an Examination of the Fiduciary, Ethical and Liability Issues Confronting Corporate Executives and In-House and Outside Counsel," International Association of Defense Counsel Mid-Year Meeting, La Quinta, California, February 14, 2006.

Practice

Industries

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Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

Education

Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, J.D., cum laude, 1973

  • Brooklyn Law Review, Notes Editor, 1972–1973
  • Brooklyn Law Review, Staff Member, 1971–1972

Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.B.A., 1970

Contact Address

156 West 56th Street

New York, NY 10019-3800

Phone: 212.265.6888

Fax: 212.957.3983