Robert V. Okulski, Partner
Robert V. Okulski
Tel: (212) 688-5151

Professional Profile

Robert V. Okulski is Gibney’s Managing Partner and oversees the firm’s Business Practice Group. Mr. Okulski focuses his practice primarily in the areas of corporate and business law and employment law.  He has performed a general counsel function for a number of businesses and non-profit organizations in a variety of industries advising on the legal issues arising from all phases of their operations from formation through dissolution or sale. He has structured and implemented a wide variety of business transactions and regularly counsels foreign entities entering the United States marketplace. Mr. Okulski has acted as lead counsel in numerous merger and acquisition transactions from both a seller and acquirer’s perspective.

Representative Matters

Acted as lead counsel in structuring a joint venture in Europe between two of the largest and most-recognizable consumer products companies in the world

Has regularly acted as lead counsel in acquisition transactions involving hundreds of millions of dollars in consideration

General Counsel of The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, Inc. advising this non-profit organization in all aspects of its operations

Has acted as lead counsel in raising capital in the private equity market

Memberships and Affiliations

New York State Bar Association

Articles, Publications and Lectures

“Foreign Corporations: What Constitutes “Doing Business” Under New York’s Qualification Statute”, Ford. L. Rev. 1042 (1976)

Professional and Community Involvement

St. Christopher’s Inn, Inc., Board Member
The National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped, Board Member
The Christophers, Inc., Board Member

Awards and Recognition

Fordham Law Review, Member, 1975 and 1976


J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1977
B.A., cum laude, University of Dayton, 1974

Bar Admissions

New York, 1978