Robert Bell is senior counsel in Peckar & Abramson's New York office. Robert has experience representing highly-regulated companies in complex civil litigation and white collar criminal investigations, regulatory and administrative proceedings. He regularly interacts with federal, state, and local government officials and communicates complex legal issues to various stakeholders.
“At P&A we understand the time and cost impact that today’s regulatory enforcement environment has on your business, and we provide efficient and effective advice that respects and anticipates the effects on your future.”
Robert has represented corporate and individual clients in relation to a variety of government regulatory and enforcement matters brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and other federal, state, and local agencies. His practice includes advising clients with respect to investigations into alleged violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) as well as conducting proactive risk assessments and updating codes of conduct and applicable compliance policies. He also provides his clients with crisis response and real-time legal advice and support during government investigative activities.
Robert has an active civil litigation practice in state and federal courts, and has performed a substantial amount of pro bono work. In addition, he has conducted training seminars in New York and abroad on FCPA and other regulatory issues.
Before joining Peckar & Abramson, Robert worked for over a decade at two leading international law firms, where he represented global companies in internal investigations, cross-border government enforcement actions, anti-corruption matters, and complex civil litigation. He received his B.A. from Denison University and his J.D. from the Duke University School of Law.
State of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
New York City Bar Association
Committee on LGBT Rights, New York City Bar Association (Former member)
Denison University, B.A. in Political Science and Religion, magna cum laude
Duke University School of Law, J.D., cum laude