Robert Ferri

Of Counsel

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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 successfully managed a number of shareholder derivative and other director and officer liability (D&O) cases, including in merger situations, in both state and federal courts. Bob has counseled and performed investigations for corporate boards and special committees regarding various compliance-related matters.


  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Prior Relevant Experience

  • 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
  • The Honorable Lloyd F. MacMahon, United States District Court Judge, Southern District of New York, Law Clerk, 1973–1975