Robert B. Knauss

Robert B. KnaussManaging Director, Policy and Compliance

New York

Robert B. Knauss is a Managing Director and member of the Executive Management Group.  Mr. Knauss joined Warburg Pincus in 2013 and served as its General Counsel from 2013-2020.  He currently oversees the firm’s Policy, Regulatory and Compliance matters.  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 received a B.A. from Harvard University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

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