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Robert Lamm

Senior Fellow, Governance Center
The Conference Board

Robert Lamm

Robert B. Lamm is a senior fellow with The Conference Board Governance Center and is Of Counsel to Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he serves as co-chair of the firm’s Securities and Corporate Governance practice.  He rejoined Gunster in 2014, having been a shareholder from 2000 to 2002.

In addition to his role at Gunster, Bob is an Advisory Director of Argyle, which advises corporations on the effective communication of corporate governance, and he serves as a Senior Advisor to Deloitte’s governance services practice.

From 2008 to 2013, Bob was Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Pfizer Inc.  His previous experience includes service as Vice President and Secretary of W. R. Grace & Co., Senior Vice President – Corporate Governance and Secretary of CA, Inc., and Managing Director, Secretary and Associate General Counsel of FGIC Corporation/Financial Guaranty Insurance Company.  He also has extensive experience with small- and mid-cap companies as well as non-profit entities.

Bob is an active, long-term member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals.  He was chair of the Society’s Securities Law Committee from 2011 to 2014 and has served on the Society’s Corporate Practices, Finance and National Conference Committees, as a member of its board of directors, and as chair of its 2004 National Conference Committee; and he is a recipient of the Society’s Bracebridge H. Young Distinguished Service Award. 
Bob is a member of The Florida Bar, the New York State Bar, and the American Bar Association (including its Business Law Section and Committees on Corporate Governance and Federal Regulation of Securities).  He frequently speaks and writes on securities law, corporate governance, and related topics.  He is also a member of the Board of Editors of The Corporate Counselor and a member of the Advisory Board of iiWisdom, a company that facilitates company/shareholder engagement.

Bob received a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.