Robert Gerber serves as senior vice president and general counsel of SUEZ North America. In this capacity he oversees in-house attorneys and support staff and all legal activities related to the company’s regulated and non-regulated operations. This includes contract review and negotiation, acquisitions, litigation management, project development, corporate compliance and corporate secretarial. Robert is also secretary of SUEZ North America’s board of directors and serves as the company’s ethics officer.
Robert practiced ing corporate and utilities law in New York City and has held positions of increasing responsibility since joining SUEZ North America in 1988. He became general counsel for United Water in 2001 and for SUEZ North America in 2011.
Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in history from McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College) and a juris doctorate from Rutgers School of Law - Camden. He was admitted to practice law in New Jersey in 1982 and New York in 1983 and has extensive experience in all legal aspects of the water services industry and corporate compliance. Robert is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel.