Robert Ventura

Of Counsel

Bob is a senior lawyer with more than twenty five years of experience. He has practiced at top global law firms in New York City (Debevoise & Plimpton, Shearman & Sterling, and Proskauer Rose) and has been the U.S. general counsel of leading foreign multinationals (Quebecor, GL&V, and Metso Automation). In addition to his legal experience, he has also served in senior business roles, including Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for a $4 Billion division of Raytheon. Leveraging his extensive law firm, general counsel and M&A experience, Bob focuses his practice on commercial transactions, general counsel services, and U.S. – Canada business ventures. Bob grew up in Montreal, attended McGill University, obtaining Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L. with honors) and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degrees. He then practiced corporate, securities and income tax law with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg in Montreal before moving to the U.S. to practice law and obtain his LLM from NYU. He is fluent in French and has successfully managed the broad range of legal and business issues faced by U.S. and Canadian companies establishing or expanding businesses across the border. Bob is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New York and Ontario.