Bob Lamm chairs the firm’s Securities and Corporate Governance practice. He rejoined Gunster in 2014, having been a shareholder from 2000 to 2002. Before returning to Gunster, Bob served as assistant general counsel and assistant secretary of Pfizer. His previous experience includes senior legal positions at W. R. Grace, CA Technologies, and Financial Guaranty Insurance Company. He also has extensive experience with small and mid-cap companies, as well as nonprofit entities. At Gunster, Bob has advised clients in industries such as healthcare, banking, transportation, and insurance, among others.

In addition to his role at Gunster, Bob is an independent senior advisor to the Deloitte Center for Board Effectiveness.

Bob is a long-term member of the Society for Corporate Governance. He has chaired its securities law committee and its national conference committee, and has served on numerous other committees and as a member of the board of directors. Bob has received the Society’s Bracebridge H. Young Distinguished Service Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award in Corporate Governance from Corporate Secretary Magazine.

Bob is a member of the Florida and New York Bars, a member of Gunster’s Women’s Leadership Forum committee and the board of directors of Women Executive Leadership Florida, and a Fellow of the Conference Board ESG Center. He previously served on the Markets Advisory Council of the Council of Institutional Investors. He frequently speaks and writes on securities law, corporate governance and related topics, including the “Bob’s Upticks” column on Gunster’s Securities Edge blog, and he serves on the board of editors of The Corporate Counselor. Bob frequently presents at programs sponsored by the Deloitte Center for Board Effectiveness, and has co-authored many of the Center’s publications. In addition, he is a frequent commentator on securities law and corporate governance matters for a variety of business and general news media.

  • Fort Lauderdale Magazine, “Top Lawyers,” Corporate Governance and Complaints Law, 2022
  • Boca Raton Observer, “Top Lawyers,” 2022
  • Corporate Secretary, 9th Annual Corporate Governance “Lifetime Achievement Award”, 2016
  • Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, “Bracebridge H. Young Distinguished Service Award”, 2009
  • Society for Corporate Governance
    • Securities Law Committee Chair, 2011-14
    • Small- and Mid-Cap Companies Committee
    • National Conference Committee Chair, 2004
  • Conference Board ESG Center, Fellow
  • Council of Institutional Investors’ Markets Advisory Council, 2017-19
  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • American Bar Association
  • The Corporate Counselor
    • Board of editors
  • Women Executive Leadership Florida
  • The Commonwealth Institute, South Florida Board of Advisors, 2020-21
  • Junior Achievement of South Florida, board of directors, 2016-18

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