Robert B. Knauss joined Warburg Pincus in 2013 as Managing Director and General Counsel. He is based in New York and oversees the firm’s Legal and Regulatory matters. He also serves as a member of the Executive Management Group. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Knauss was a Corporate Partner at the firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles, where he focused primarily on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Securities and Private Equity. Prior to joining Munger, Tolles & Olson in 1981, he served as a Law Clerk for Justice William H. Rehnquist of the Supreme Court of the United States and the Honorable Walter R. Mansfield of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Knauss is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan Law School.
Years of private equity experience, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled networks of resources enable our team of approximately 200 investment professionals to identify opportunities, attract outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders, and ultimately partner effectively with management teams to grow successful businesses in today’s dynamic environment.