Robert S. Zwirb 

Consulting Attorney – Washington
T.+1 202 862 2291
700 Sixth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001 V-CARD

Robert Zwirb is a consulting attorney who advises market participants on transactional, trading and regulatory issues. 

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Robert served as counsel to Commissioner and Acting Chairman Sharon Brown-Hruska of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and in the same capacity for former Chairman Wendy Gramm, providing advice on a wide range of regulatory and legal matters relating to the application of the Commodity Exchange Act to the futures and derivatives industry. He also served as Assistant General Counsel principally engaged in appellate litigation for the agency. 

Robert has written on legal and regulatory issues for various law journals, Regulation magazine, and Legal Times, and has served as a panelist on programs sponsored by the ABA Committee on Regulation of Futures and Derivative Instruments. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California at Riverside and his J.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and in the State of California (inactive). 

Robert S. Zwirb 


  • District of Columbia


  • University of California - Los Angeles, School of Law
  • University of California - Riverside
    B.A., summa cum laude



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