Robert F. Finke: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Robert F. Finke

Senior Counsel
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7110

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Energy
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Banking & Finance Litigation
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts
  • Toxic Tort
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7110
Fax: +1 312 706 8625
University University of Michigan, A.B., with distinction/high honors, 1963
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 1966
Admitted1966, Illinois; 1968, US Supreme Court; US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Trustee, Rush University Medical Center

Director, Lyric Opera Guild Board

Director, Chicago Botanic Garden

Director, Windy City Harvest

American Bar Association, Vice-Chairman, 1976, Council, 1971-1975, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar; Member, Sections of Business, Antitrust, and Litigation; Committee on Corporate Counsel

Economic Club of Chicago

Lawyers Club of Chicago

University Club of Chicago


...pragmatic approach...his 'good business sense stands alongside an extensive knowledge of structural antitrust issues.'

Chambers USA 2006

Robert Finke has a practice that emphasizes antitrust counseling and litigation; general commercial litigation; and corporate matters. He is viewed as a smart and thorough lawyer who gives sage advice (Chambers USA 2007).

Bob has extensive litigation experience in both civil and criminal investigations and trials, involving antitrust, financing and financial institutions, toxic torts and mass disasters, product liability (automotive, chemical, and manufacturing), and general commercial contract and business matters. His experience also extends to the management of complex litigation, the proper use of outside counsel, and alternate dispute resolution.

Additionally, Bob represents and counsels businesses on the antitrust aspects of acquisitions and mergers; lender liability; work-outs and restructurings; distribution; pricing; and employee confidentiality, trade secret, and non-competition agreements. He joined Mayer Brown in 1967.


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Robert F. Finke

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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