CHICAGO, IL—Neal Gerber Eisenberg (NGE) is pleased to announce that Corporate & Securities Group Chair Robert G. Gerber has been named the third managing partner in the firm’s 35-year history.
Gerber, who began his career with NGE as a summer associate in 1997, is the first managing partner to rise through the firm’s associate ranks. He will assume his new role on June 1, 2021, and he will continue to serve on the firm’s Executive Committee. He succeeds Scott J. Fisher, who led the firm as managing partner for five years.
Gerber will continue to work closely with Fisher to ensure a seamless transition. Fisher will remain a partner and resume his active trial practice. Under his leadership, NGE’s performance improved significantly by every relevant measure and the firm has been an industry leader in focusing on the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and employee engagement.