Robert Mundheim is Of Counsel in the Capital Markets practice.
He focuses on corporate governance issues and has counseled special committees in the buy-outs of HCA, Aramark and Bright Horizons. He also chaired the Special Committee in the buy-out of Quadra Realty Trust. He advised the Review Committee of the JPMorgan Chase Board of Directors in connection with its review of the issues arising out of the London Whale matter, as well as the independent members of the Board of Directors of Wells Fargo in connection with sales practice issues.
He is also the Ombudsman for KGS-Alpha Capital Markets LP and Amherst Pierpont Securities LLC.
He was formerly Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Salomon Inc. and later Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Salomon Smith Barney Holdings Inc. Prior to joining Salomon Inc. in September 1992, Robert was Co-Chairman of the New York law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson and University Professor of Law and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he had taught since 1965. He served as Dean of that institution for seven and a half years (1982-1989). He presently serves as the Professor of Corporate Law & Finance at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.