Robert B. Bieck, Jr.

Robert B. Bieck, Jr.: Attorney with Jones Walker LLP
  • Partner at Jones Walker LLP (370 Attorneys)
  • 201 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
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  • Robert Bieck is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group, and focuses his practice primarily on the areas of securities and corporate governance litigation. He represents securities brokers, banks and other financial institutions, and corporations, as well as their directors, officers, and other employees, in matters arising under federal and state securities laws, general corporate laws, banking laws, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
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Biography

Robert Bieck is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group, and focuses his practice primarily on the areas of securities and corporate governance litigation. He represents securities brokers, banks and other financial institutions, and corporations, as well as their directors, officers, and other employees, in matters arising under federal and state securities laws, general corporate laws, banking laws, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Mr. Bieck also represents accountants and attorneys in matters arising from their activities in these fields. His work in these areas includes counseling; compliance; internal investigations; defending private and class actions, arbitration, governmental, and self-regulatory organization (SRO) enforcement actions; handling the civil side of parallel civil, regulatory, and criminal proceedings; and related insurance coverage issues both for assureds and insurance carriers. Mr. Bieck also represents clients with regard to international transactions and handles contract negotiation and litigation under civil and common law, as well as Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act litigation.

Since starting his career with Jones Walker, Mr. Bieck has handled the civil side of parallel proceedings involving corporate, securities, banking, and professional liability issues. He also conducts internal investigations and advises clients on related matters. Mr. Bieck has practiced before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), various securities self-regulatory organizations and state securities regulatory agencies, as well as various federal and state courts. Mr. Bieck is a member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's Legal & Compliance Division, the National Society of Compliance Professionals, and the American Bar Association Sections of Business Law and Litigation.

Noteworthy

•Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), and Litigation - Securities (listed annually since 2008)
•Recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2016 Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year in New Orleans
•Named New Orleans Best Lawyers Litigation-Securities Law Lawyer of the Year 2012
•Listed in the 2017 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Securities Litigation (also listed in 2007, 2009, and 2013 to present)
•Recognized as a 2013 Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

News

•57 Jones Walker LLP Attorneys in Louisiana Recognized in the 2017 Super Lawyers List
•123 Jones Walker LLP Attorneys Ranked by The Best Lawyers in America 2017
•Jones Walker LLP Attorneys in Louisiana Recognized in the 2016 Super Lawyers List
•125 Jones Walker LLP Attorneys Ranked in The Best Lawyers in America 2016
•One Hundred Twenty-Nine Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2015
•Fifty-Two Jones Walker Attorneys Named Louisiana Super Lawyers

Presentations

•Investment Management Legal Services Quarterly Roundtable Luncheon Series , May 23, 2012, Luncheon Two
• What Board Members Need to Update in Their Current D&O Policy for 2010 , January 26, 2010

Publications

• Pitfalls of Representing Special Litigation Committees: Tips to Prevent Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege
Jones Walker Insurance, Banking & Financial Services E*Lert, June 25, 2008

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action Defense & Multi-District Litigation
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense
  • International
  • Investment Management Legal Services
  • Professional Liability
  • Tax & Fiduciary Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-582-8202  Phone
504-589-8202  Fax
www.joneswalker.com
University Attended:
University of Nebraska, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
Texas Tech University, J.D., with high honors, 1977
Year of First admission:
1977
Admission:
1977, Louisiana; 1977, Texas; 1992, District of Columbia; 5th Cir.; 11th Cir.; D.C. Cir.; W.D. La.; E.D. La.; E.D. Tex.; M.D. La.; N.D. Tex.; S.D. Tex.; U.S. Supreme Court; D.D.C.
Memberships:

Memberships

•American Bar Association (Member, Section of Business Law and Litigation)
•District of Columbia Bar Association
•Louisiana Bankers Association (Member, Bank Counsel Section)
•Louisiana State Bar Association
•National Society of Compliance Professionals
•Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (Member, Legal and Compliance Division)
•State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections of Business Law and Litigation)

Languages:
French, Spanish, Turkish
Birth Information:
Wiesbaden, Germany, April 13, 1952
ISLN:
909035462

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