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Robert J. Siverd

Robert J. Siverd

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

New York, NY, USA


Robert J. Siverd has over 40 years of experience involving a broad array of legal and risk management issues in the United States and over 25 foreign countries.  He has built a strong record of accomplishment in these areas by successfully employing creative strategies to complete value- added acquisitions, and to reduce companies’ claims, litigation expenses and risk exposures.

Robert most recently served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of international wire and cable manufacturer General Cable Corporation (NYSE) for over two decades.  Robert was a leader in new business development projects aimed at expanding the geographical base of this manufacturing company, particularly in Asia and Africa, through joint ventures, strategic alliances and acquisitions.  He was actively involved in all of General Cable’s acquisition activities where his financial and business knowledge and cultural understanding provided leadership in assessment of new opportunities.  He contributed to the leveraging of the company’s intellectual property development and brought and defended litigation in a wide number of areas -- from US and international competition law to insurance recovery actions.  Also, as general counsel and secretary, he was a key link in board governance, counseled public company directors on their duties and responsibilities and fostered best practices in governance.  At Morgan Lewis, Robert will be leveraging his substantial skills and experience for a wide variety of clients in manufacturing and service sectors alike.

Robert recently joined Morgan Lewis in 2014 after his service as general counsel at General Cable.  He is admitted to practice in New York and Ohio.
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