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Robert Stephen Osborne

Robert Stephen Osborne, American lawyer, former automotive executive. Bar: Illinois, 1979. Board directors Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Nature Conservancy of Alaska; Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries, International Bar Association.

Background

  • Osborne, Robert Stephen was born on October 21, 1954 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  • Education

    • AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1976. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1979.

    Career

    • Associate Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, 1979-1985, partner, 1985—2002, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, 2002—2006, since 2009. Group vice president, general counsel General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 2006—2009. General counsel, Lands' End, Inc., Dodgeville, Wisconsin, 1986-1995, corporation secretary, special assistant to board directors, 1995-2002.

      Adjunct professor, University Chicago Law School, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois, 1979.

    Membership

    Board directors Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Nature Conservancy of Alaska. Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries, International Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fly fishing, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Osborne. Children: Tom, Sarah.
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    Born October 21, 1954
    (age 63)
    • 1976
      Harvard University
    • 1979
      Harvard University
    • 1979 - 1985
      Associate, Kirkland & Ellis Limited Liability Partnership
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 2002 - 2006
      Associate, Kirkland & Ellis Limited Liability Partnership
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 2006 - 2009
      group vice president, General Motors Corporation
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 2006 - 2009
      general counsel, General Motors Corporation
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 2009
      Associate, Kirkland & Ellis Limited Liability Partnership
      Chicago, Illinois, United States