Robinson partnered with The Charles Lafitte Foundation at our inaugural event in 2003 and has continued to support our causes ever since.  Robinson is Of Counsel to Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, a national law firm, where he specializes in corporate law, media, entertainment and internet law. He is a former Director of Merchants New York Bancorp, Inc. and The Merchants Bank of New York.

Robinson’s practice concentrates on corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions. He has also served as underwriter’s counsel in public offerings and participated in private placements and a variety of joint ventures.  Robinson serves on the Board of Directors of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE: VLY), the holding company for Valley National Bank.

Katten Muchin Rosenman is a full-service law firm with more than 600 attorneys in locations across the United States and an affiliate in London.  While Katten offers an extensive range of legal services across numerous industries, their core areas of practice are corporate, financial services, litigation, real estate, commercial finance, intellectual property and trusts and estates. Among their clients are a wide range of public and private companies, including a third of the Fortune 100, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals.

Robinson and Katten serve the community with the same unwavering dedication, commitment to hard work and legal excellence that they bring to all matters handled by the firm.  Through Katten’s pro bono program, attorneys and other legal professionals give their time, resources and talent to serve individuals and organizations in need, to engage in important national litigation, and to partner with local legal service providers to ensure access to the justice system.  Katten is invested in making a positive impact on our communities through sponsorship of local community service programs and the charitable activities of attorneys and staff.

The Charles Lafitte Foundation is pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with Robinson Markel and Katten Muchin Rosenman and applauds their dedication to bettering the lives of others.

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