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Hon. Richard Y. Roberts

Hon. Richard Y. Roberts

Roberts, Raheb & Gradler, LLC
Principal
Washington, DC, USA


Richard Y. Roberts is a principal at RR&G, a regulatory/legislative consulting firm that he co-founded about ten years ago.  Prior to that, he was a partner at Thelen, Reid and Priest in Washington, DC.  While working under a USAID contract from 1995 to 1997, Mr. Roberts assisted the Governments of Romania and Ukraine in the development of a securities market.  From 1990 to 1995, he was a Commissioner of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.  Prior to his SEC tenure, he served as the chief of staff and the legislative director for United States Senator Richard Shelby.

Mr. Roberts is a graduate of Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering.  He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law and his Master of Laws from the George Washington University Law Center.  He is a member of the Alabama Bar and of the District of Columbia Bar. He is a member of the Council of the College of Engineering of Auburn University, of the Editorial Board of the Municipal Finance Journal, and of the Board of Trustees of the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society.

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