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Robert M. Cattaneo

Robert M. Cattaneo

Robert M. Cattaneo represents business clients in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, corporate governance and securities compliance matters.

Bob has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions having represented clients in the acquisition and disposition of businesses in a variety of industries throughout the United States and internationally. Recently, he represented a multi-national corporation in its acquisition of a privately held manufacturing and distribution business with operations in nine countries. As the lead law firm on the transaction, Miles & Stockbridge was responsible for the global transaction documents and the acquisition of the business units and assets located in the U.S. as well as supervising and coordinating local counsel in the other eight countries.

Bob has worked with a wide array of clients at Miles & Stockbridge, including publicly held, multi-national corporations, financial institutions and privately owned businesses. Bob is a co-chairman of the firm’s Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions practice area team and a former co-chairman of its Business Department. He also serves as the North American co-chairman of the Mergers and Acquisition Practice of TerraLex, a worldwide network of 15,000 attorneys in more than 155 independent law firms located in 100 countries and 44 states.

Affiliations & Recognition

Community Activities

  • The Country School: Former Trustee and Treasurer

Professional Involvement

  • Baltimore Community ToolBank: Director (2012-2014)

  • CASA of the Mid-Shore: Board of Directors (2015)

  • Miles & Stockbridge: Former Business Department Co-Chairman

  • Shore Health System Institutional Review Board: Chairman (1993-present)

  • Talbot County Bar Association: Former President

  • TerraLex International Law Firm Network: Co-Chairman, Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group


  • M&A Advisor: Industrial Manufacturing/Distribution Finalist (Over $200mm) - Miles & Stockbridge and PWC for Stanley Black & Decker; Herrick, Feinstein and McGladrey for Powers Fasteners (2012)

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent® Rated

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