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  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1977, with high honors; Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi; Fulbright & Jaworski Scholarship, 1976; Phi Delta Phi; Articles and Topics Editor, Texas Tech Law Review, 1976–1977
  • University of Nebraska, B.A., 1974
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • Louisiana, 1977
  • Texas, 1977
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  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • 5th Cir.
  • 11th Cir.
  • D.C. Cir.
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  • E.D. La.
  • M.D. La.
  • W.D. La.
  • E.D. Tex.
  • N.D. Tex.
  • S.D. Tex.
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Robert Bieck, Jr.
Partner
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8202 tel
504.589.8202 fax

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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).

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® 2018 (Copyright 2017 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 2018 Litigation - Securities "Lawyer of the Year" in New Orleans
  • 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

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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 (fluent)
  • Spanish (solid knowledge)
  • Turkish (conversational)