Independent Contractor

Robert E. Curley

Financial Services M&A, Corporate & Securities


Bob Curley practices securities and general corporate law and advises clients dealing with issues such as SEC reporting, proxy, and trading questions and miscellaneous corporate matters.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 1965, Bob practiced in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, in Washington, DC (1961–1965). Previously, he served as Law Clerk to the Illinois Appellate Court (1959 and 1960–1961).

Related Services & Industries


  • Georgetown University, LLM
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, LLB
    Law Review
  • Northwestern University, BS


  • Illinois

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Vice Chair Emeritus, Josephinum Academy
  • American Bar Association, Section of Business Law; Member, Subcommittee on Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Section 16; past Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Securities Activities of Banks and Fiduciaries of Federal Regulation of Securities Committee
  • Chicago Bar Association, Securities Committee (past Chairman)