Shareholder, Gunster Law Firm
Senior Fellow, ESG Center
Robert B. Lamm is a senior fellow with The Conference Board ESG Center and is a shareholder of Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Securities and Corporate Governance practice. In addition to his role at Gunster, Bob serves as an Independent Senior Advisor to Deloitte’s Center for Board Effectiveness.
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 for Corporate Governance. He chaired 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 a member of the Board of Junior Achievement of South Florida and Chair of its Governance Committee. In 2016, Bob was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in Corporate Governance by Corporate Secretary magazine.
Bob received a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.