Robert Fippinger is the Chief Legal Officer of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), where he oversees all legal and external affairs. Mr. Fippinger is a former member of the Board of Directors of the MSRB and served on the Nominating and Governance and Steering Committees. He was also a Senior Counsel at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, which has a large practice area in public finance.Prior to his position as senior counsel, Mr. Fippinger was a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and a partner and an associate at Hawkins, Delafield & Wood. He is the author of a two-volume treatise, titled “The Securities Law of Public Finance,” and has taught public finance and securities law at Yale Law School, New York University School of Law and Hofstra Law.Mr. Fippinger received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University, and master’s and doctorate degrees from Northwestern University. Mr. Fippinger also received a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
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