Robert F. Weber

Robert Weber is a business lawyer with extensive experience in a wide range of corporate transactions. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general finance matters.

Robert has represented buyers, sellers and lenders in numerous acquisition transactions. This experience includes advising clients on purchases and sales of operating units by industrial and financial companies and private equity firms, mergers of enterprises involving the issuance of stock and other securities and purchases of businesses ranging from retailers to short-line railroads, negotiated tender offers for publicly-held corporations and purchases and sales of companies by entrepreneurs. In addition, Robert has represented participants in joint ventures, teamings and similar arrangements.

Robert has represented issuers, underwriters and others in connection with public equity and debt offerings and private placement transactions. He represents registered companies and others with respect to matters under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including proxy solicitations and periodic reporting requirements, as well as compliance with stock exchange rules. Robert has extensive experience with investment company matters. He also has experience with investment advisor and broker-dealer matters, as well as general finance experience, including venture capital investments, bank and insurance company loans, secured transactions, lease and project finance, industrial revenue bonds, limited partnerships and letters of credit.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
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  • Chicago

    155 North Wacker Drive
    Suite 3000
    Chicago, IL 60606-1787


Jackie Baker

Court Memberships

  • Illinois
  • New York


University of Chicago Law School, J.D.

  • University of Chicago Law Review, Associate Editor

Georgetown University, A.B., cum laude