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Robert Cimo

Managing Director of Business Development

Rob Cimo is a managing director for client relations and business development based in BRG’s Washington, DC office, where he serves as a trusted advisor to leading law firms, corporations, and government agencies worldwide on providing expert services in complex, high-stakes matters.

Mr. Cimo has extensive experience leading a broad range of companies and private equity funds in critical transactions, litigation, strategic initiatives, and risk management. Before joining BRG in early 2023, he held general counsel and executive roles at entities that included a large health insurer, healthcare venture capital fund, publicly traded wellness company, real estate development firm, and national gaming and wireless retailers. He also has substantial private-practice experience in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, public markets, privacy, and healthcare. Before embarking on his legal career, he worked as a lobbyist and legislative aide in both the US Senate and House of Representatives focused on healthcare, technology, telecommunications, and capital markets issues.

Mr. Cimo earned a law degree from Georgetown University and a BA from the University of Chicago. He is a licensed member of the bar in California, Illinois, and North Carolina.

Employment History

Managing Director
2023 – present
Washington, DC

Assistant General Counsel
Dallas, TX

Victra (Verizon retail agent)
SVP and  General Counsel
2018 – 2022
Raleigh, NC

VP and General Counsel
2015 – 2017
Franklin, TN

Mosaic Health Solutions
General Counsel
2014 – 2015
Durham, NC

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina
VP and Deputy General Counsel
2010 – 2015
Chapel Hill, NC

Faegre Drinker
Senior Associate, Health Law Group
2007 – 2010
Chicago, IL

Forest Knoll Construction and Development
President and General Counsel
2006 – 2010
Chicago, IL

McDermott Will & Emery
Senior Associate, Corporate/Health Law Group
2004 – 2006
Chicago, IL

Kirkland & Ellis
Associate, Private Equity Group
2001 – 2004
Chicago, IL

Associate, Venture Capital Group
2000 – 2001
Palo Alto, CA

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association


Member of the Bar (IL, CA, NC)

Areas of Expertise


Georgetown University Law Center
JD, 2000

University of Chicago
BA, Political Science, 1994