Robert Gavigan’s practice focuses on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, supply and distribution arrangements, secured and unsecured loan financings, venture capital investments, private placements, complex commercial joint ventures and alliances, and general corporate counseling. He has substantial experience representing companies in the life science, healthcare, and consumer products industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Bob practiced with Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP, where he focused on corporate law and corporate finance. He is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an Article Editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review. Prior to law school, Bob spent more than a decade working in the oil and gas business in the Middle East, North Africa, the Asia-Pacific region, and South America in various petroleum engineering and management positions.
Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 1997); University of Tulsa (B.S., Petroleum Engineering, 1983); Georgetown University (A.B. 1980)
New York State
Activities and Affiliations
Member, American Bar Association (Mergers and Acquisitions Committee)
Member, New York City Bar Association (former member of Energy Committee)
Member, Independent Petroleum Association of America (International Committee)
Member, The Society of Petroleum Engineers
Former Member, Law360 Editorial Advisory Board for M&A coverage