Robert S. Reder
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023


Bob Reder retired as a partner of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in March 2011 after 32 years with the Firm.  He joined the Firm as an associate in 1978 and became a partner in the Global Corporate Group in 1987.  For many years, he served as a Practice Group Leader of Milbank’s Global Corporate Group. Since his retirement, Mr. Reder is serving as a consulting attorney with the Firm and is continuing to edit the Global Corporate Group’s client memos and to participate in its continuing legal education activities.  He also is engaged in part-time teaching of M&A classes at Vanderbilt Law School, where he serves on the Dean's Board of Advisors.

As a partner, Mr. Reder had extensive experience in all aspects of the Firm’s corporate practice, focusing principally on mergers & acquisitions transactions and counseling corporate clients on corporate governance matters and their obligations under the federal securities laws. The clients who Mr. Reder represented cover a broad range of businesses and industries, including companies engaged in financial services, healthcare-related businesses, manufacturing and technology.

Mr. Reder graduated from Williams College in 1975 and Vanderbilt Law School in 1978, where he was an Articles Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.