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Robert S. Osborne

Booz Allen Hamilton
Senior Vice President & Executive General Counsel
Mclean, VA, USA

Bob Osborne is Senior Vice President and Executive General Counsel of Booz Allen Hamilton, a strategy and consulting firm headquartered in McLean, Virginia.  He joined Booz Allen in April 2010 from the Chicago office of Jenner & Block LLP, a national law firm to which he had returned as a partner in September 2009.  Prior to that, Bob served for three years as Group Vice President and General Counsel of General Motors Corporation in Detroit, Michigan.  At GM, Bob was a member of the senior management committee and led the legal teams for the company’s government financing and its filing for and rapid emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.  Before joining GM in 2006, Bob was a senior partner and Chair of the Corporate Department of Jenner & Block, which he initially joined in 2002 after 23 years  of corporate law practice in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis.  From 1986 to 1995, Bob also served in an outside capacity as Secretary and General Counsel of Lands' End, Inc.  As a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Chicago Law School for nine years, Bob taught advanced courses on business planning and on fiduciary duties in corporate transactions.  He received his AB magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1976, and a JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1979. 


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