Courtesy of: The New York Times

Robert Khuzami

Robert Khuzami is a Lebanese American businessman who was previously the director of the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 

He was born on August 2, 1956, in Brooklyn, New York, and he is of Lebanese descent. Robert has been the Deputy U.S. Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, as well as a United States federal prosecutor and Assistant United States Attorney for the office. Previously, Robert was also a partner at the Kirkland & Ellis law firm. 

Before his rise to fame, Robert received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester and his Juris Doctor from Boston University. 

Throughout his career, Robert has received the Attorney General’s Exceptional Service Award, the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation’s Federal Prosecutor Award, and the Henry L. Stimson Award for Outstanding Public Service from the NYC Bar Association. Robert has been listed in Ethisphere Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics” list, and identified in Worth as one of “The 100 Most Powerful People in Finance.”

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