Bob Kern


Robert Kern focuses his practice on corporate and commercial transactions. His practice includes:

  • Startups, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • the formation, structuring and governance of business entities
  • outside general counsel services and commercial and contract matters

Robert’s corporate experience includes providing legal services to businesses and individuals in the fashion, lifestyle, hospitality, consumer products and entertainment industries.

During his career, Robert has advised clients in the cannabis industry regarding investments in cannabis and cannabis-related business, including medical marijuana, industrial hemp and CBD. Robert has also provided counsel to clients regarding cannabis licensing in New York and New Jersey.

Robert has spoken frequently at the New York City Bar Association on topics related to the formation and use of limited liability companies and other corporate issues.

  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D, 1993
  • Northwestern University, M.A. and B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa), 1990
Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • Illinois
  • Rivkin Radler LLP
  • Hand Baldachin & Associates LLP
  • Law Offices of Robert Kern
  • Moses & Singer LL
  • New York City School Construction Authority
  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP