J.D., cum laude, 1980
Johns Hopkins University,
B.A., with honors, 1977
American Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Bethesda Health Group, Inc.
Bunge North America, Inc.
Computerized Medical Systems, Inc.
Federal Signal Corporation
Stifel Financial Corp.
Terminal Railroad of St. Louis
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-Present
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Listed in Chambers USA as a leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A, 2006-Present
Listed Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2005-2012
Thompson Coburn LLP
Oppenheimer, Wolff, Foster, Shepard & Donnelly
Bob advises public companies on a wide range of sophisticated corporate finance and securities transactions.
He has spent his distinguished 35-year career as a trusted legal and corporate advisor to public companies as they raise capital and embark on major mergers and acquisitions. He also provides guidance on securities regulations, corporate governance and general business counseling.
Bob has substantial experience in representing public corporations in a variety of industries in all aspects of corporate governance and securities law compliance. He has represented these clients in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, and in acquisition and sale transactions, including mergers, stock purchases and asset acquisitions.
He is recognized for Corporate and/or Mergers & Acquisitions Law for successive years in The Best Lawyers in America, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, and Chambers USA. In 2013, Chambers USA sources said of the Thompson Coburn Corporate practice group: "Their advice is proactive, comprehensive and well thought out." In the same publication, Chambers recognized Bob as a Key Individual and noted: "An experienced practitioner, LaRose is noted for his skills in advising on securities issues during transactions."