Robert M. Schechter

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.


Robert Schechter is a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and a member of the ?rm’s Corporate, Commercial and Business Law Department. With concentrations in corporate compliance and organizational and ?nancial restructurings, Robert approaches client needs from a global business strategy perspective. His practice involves the representation of parties with both domestic and cross-border interests and investments, including parties subject to data privacy and cybersecurity requirements, as well as stakeholders in both in-court and out-of-court business ?nance, corporate compliance and bankruptcy matters such as secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, debtors and sellers and purchasers of assets.

Prior Relevant Experience

  • CNN, New York, New York, Associate Producer, 2000–2004
  • Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., Morristown, New Jersey, Summer Associate, 2004
  • The Honorable William H. Pauley III, Unites States District Court for the Southern District of New York, New York, Judicial Intern, Fall 2004

Honors and Awards                                                                                                                       


  • Rutgers Cybersecurity Advisory Board Member American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Monmouth County Bar Association, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Committee, Chair New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The New York Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences NY Institute of Credit
  • Turnaround Management Association - NY (TMA)




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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2005
  • New York, 2007
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2005
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2007
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2009


  • New York Law School, New York, New York, J.D., cum laude, 2005
  • New York Law School Law Review, Executive Case Comments Editor, 2004–2005; Member 2003–2004
  • Center for Professional Values and Practices, Member, 2003–2005
  • Justice John Marshall Harlan Scholar Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, B.A., 1996

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