Bob Dinerstein, Esq.

Bob Dinerstein - a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan Law School, is currently Chairman of Veracity Worldwide, a strategic risk advisory firm that counsels’ companies doing business in emerging markets. He was previously

  • Global co-chair of the financial institutions at Greenberg Traurig, a full-service international law firm.
  • Senior executive with UBS Investment Bank, having served as its Vice Chairman-Americas and Global General Counsel and a member of its management committee and board.
  • Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Shearson Lehman Brothers
  • Vice President and General Counsel of Citicorp’s Investment Bank.
  • He was also formerly an associate at the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton.

Bob had direct oversight of many major strategic transactions, litigation, and investigations. His public company board experience has included serving as chairman of the nominating committee and member of the audit and compensations committees, as well as a special investigations committee for a NASDAQ listed biopharmaceutical company. He is currently a member of the board and chairman of the enterprise risk oversight committee and member of the audit committee of Amalgamated Bank, a New York-based commercial bank, also listed on NASDAQ. He has spoken and lectured on issues relating to corporate governance, risk assessment and management, both in the U.S and abroad. Active in philanthropic activities, Bob is a member of the board of Sheltering Arms, a 150-year-old diversified social service organization helping at-risk children and their families. He is also the former Chairman of Everybody Wins, a literacy and mentoring organization in New York, Vice Chairman of Phipps Houses, a leading developer of affordable housing and a member of the board of the Red Cross of Greater New York.

EXPERTISE

  • Banking and Securities Regulation
  • International capital
  • Markets issues
  • Corporate governance
  • Risk management

LOCATION

NY Metro

JUDICIAL/ LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Chairman, Veracity Worldwide

Global Co-Chair, Financial Institutions Practice at Greenberg Traurig

Senior Executive, Vice Chairman-Americas, & Global General Counsel, UBS Investment Bank

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Shearson Lehman Brothers

Vice President & General Counsel, Citicorp Investment Bank

Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

 

EDUCATION

Harvard University

University of Michigan Law School

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Audit Committee, Amalgamated Bank

Council, Foreign Relations

Trustee, Washington Institute for Middle East Policy

Advisory Committee, U.S. Export-Import Bank

Advisory Board, School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University

Dean’s Leadership Council, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Chairman, Crossbow Ventures

Executive Committee, Institute of International Bankers

Member, Board of Sheltering Arms

Chairman, Everybody Wins

Vice-Chairman, Phipps Houses

Member, Board of the Red Cross of Greater New York