Robin Roger is General Counsel at Engineers Gate, a quantitative trading firm. She joined the company upon its commencement of operations in January 2014. Previously, she served as General Counsel and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Harbinger Capital Partners. Prior to joining Harbinger Capital in 2009, Ms. Roger was General Counsel at Investment Risk Management Holdings (formerly known as Duff Capital Advisors), a multi-strategy investment advisor. She previously served as General Counsel to Jane Street Capital, a proprietary, quantitative trading firm, and Moore Capital Management, a multi-strategy hedge fund.
Ms. Roger worked at Morgan Stanley from 1989 to 2006. While there, she headed the equity sales and trading legal practice group and the derivatives legal practice group. She then served as General Counsel of the firm’s investment bank, the Institutional Securities Division, and performed other roles at the corporate level, including acting as Chief Administrative Officer of the parent company. Before joining Morgan Stanley, she was in private litigation practice at Sidley Austin and Bryan Cave (formerly known as Robinson, Silverman, Pearce, Aronsohn & Berman). Previously, she clerked for the Hon. John F. Keenan, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York. She received a B.A. from Yale College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She was born in Cleveland, OH.