Bob Risoleo joined Sullivan & Cromwell's New York office in 1985, was named partner in 1992 and has been resident in the Firm's Washington, DC office since 2000. Mr. Risoleo is a member of the Firm's Corporate and Finance Group with broad experience in U.S. and cross-border securities offerings, acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as project and structured finance. His capital markets practice has included domestic and international debt and equity offerings, including privatizations on three continents, securitizations of receivables and other collateral, complex tax-based structures utilizing swaps and other derivatives, and the development of innovative preferred stock products and structured notes. Mr. Risoleo advises a number of foreign and domestic public companies with respect to a wide range of corporate and securities matters, including compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Dodd-Frank Act and related regulations. He is co-coordinator of the Firm's corporate law practice and coordinator of its opinion practice committee. He is a regular speaker at continuing legal education programs on topics relating to new financial products, securities offerings and the federal securities laws, and is also a member of the Tri-Bar Committee on Legal Opinions.
Bob has been recognized by Chambers for capital markets work in Latin America (2012) and as a leading lawyer in The Best Lawyers in America for both corporate and securities work in every year since 2007. He has also received the International Law Office's Client Choice Award for Capital Markets (U.S.).