Robert Menendez is an associate in Lowenstein Sandler’s Corporate Department. Robert’s practice focuses on investment management and mergers and acquisitions. Robert regularly advises investment managers on the formation and launch of private investment funds and compliance with related regulatory matters. In particular, Robert has developed an acute familiarity with the filing and regulatory requirements imposed by federal securities law. As part of his compliance practice, Robert routinely helps investment managers navigate the complexities of Rule 206(4)-5 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as well as other “pay-to-play” laws in various states, counties and cities.
In tandem with his corporate transactional career, Robert serves as a staff member to the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest. In this capacity, Robert has advised pro bono clients on their corporate formation, represented clients in legal and administrative proceedings, and was part of a legal team that submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in the matter of Arizona v. The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.
In law school, Robert was president of the Student Bar Association, a fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics and a judicial intern to The Honorable William J. Martini, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. At graduation, he was awarded the Alumni Senior Prize, an honor recognizing the graduate who exhibits the greatest achievement during his or her law school career and demonstrates the greatest promise as a future member of the legal profession.