Robert M. Kurucza

Robert M. Kurucza

Robert M. Kurucza

Bob Kurucza is a partner in Goodwin’s Financial Industry and Investment Management practices. He is recognized as one of the leading experts on legal issues concerning the financial service industry.

Mr. Kurucza is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania only. His practice is limited to federal financial institutions law before federal banking and securities agencies.

Professional Activities

Mr. Kurucza is a past chairman of the American Bar Association Subcommittee on Securities Products, and was named by the American Banker as one of the 125 most influential people in Washington, D.C. with regard to financial service matters. Mr. Kurucza also served as General Counsel to the former Bank Securities Association.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2009, Mr. Kurucza was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Morrison & Foerster. He was formerly the Director of the Securities & Corporate Practices Division of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Assistant Director of the Division of Investment Management for the SEC, and Chief Counsel to the Pennsylvania Securities Commission.


Mr. Kurucza has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, U.S. News-Best Lawyers and The Legal 500 U.S. as a leader in the fields of banking and mutual funds law.

Areas of Practice


Mr. Kurucza has represented a number of major banks, mutual fund complexes, thrifts, insurance companies, securities firms, and financial planning firms in connection with new product and service programs and inter-industry expansion initiatives and issues arising under the federal banking and securities laws and related federal laws



J.D., 1973
University of Pennsylvania Law School
B.A., 1970
University of Pennsylvania



New Jersey
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