Robert J. Cicero
Robert J. Cicero, Senior Counsel at Morella & Associates, concentrates his practice in the Corporate and Business Representation practice groups. Rob provides guidance to his clients in a broad range of corporate disciplines, throughout the business life cycle, including mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, employment law, executive compensation, and commercial contract negotiations.
For ten years prior to joining Morella & Associates, Rob was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of a publicly traded consumer products company. He also served as Vice President, International & Global Professional Sales for two years, reorganizing the company’s sales operations outside the United States.
Before that, Rob was the Associate General Counsel of a publicly traded specialty chemicals company, where he had global responsibility for corporate governance, finance, employment, executive compensation, employee benefits, compliance and labor matters, including those arising in the context of corporate transactions.
Prior to his experience as an in-house attorney, Rob was associated with the law firms of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Morgan Lewis in New York, and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP in Washington, D.C., where he focused his practice on employment, executive compensation, litigation, labor and employee benefits matters, including those arising in the context of corporate transactions.
Rob received his J.D., with distinction, from Hofstra University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from the Catholic University of America.
He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, New York, and Washington, DC, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.