Robert S. Fore - Goodwin
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Robert S. Fore

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 650-752-3158

Rob Fore is a partner in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of the Private Investment Funds Practice. He joined Goodwin Procter in 2007.                  

Mr. Fore focuses on the structuring, formation and operation of both domestic and international venture capital, buyout, funds-of-funds and other private equity funds and their management companies. He also represents investors in venture capital and buyout funds, as well as and private equity funds and venture capital funds

Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Mr. Fore was the co-head of the fund services practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Before that, he was an investment banker with the technology group of Banc of America Securities LLC.

Mr. Fore also served for nearly eight years as the general counsel to Bank of America’s world-wide private equity and venture capital businesses, where his practice focused on investments by the bank in private equity funds, direct investments in venture-backed companies, subordinated debt investments, and equity investments in foreign companies. He began his legal career at O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles, where he concentrated on mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general corporate matters

University of Southern CaliforniaBS 1985Loyola University School of LawJ.D. 1988Northwestern UniversityMBA 1999

Office Location

135 Commonwealth Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law of the San Jose Metro Area
Robert S. Fore has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law