P. Robert Moya, Retired Partner

Biography

P. Robert Moya's practice focused on middle-market and emerging entrepreneurial and growth companies. He had extensive experience with organizations involved in technology, education, software, distribution, and hospitality. Mr. Moya handled numerous transactions in the following areas:

  • Public and private offerings of equity and debt.
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses involving public and private companies.
  • SEC reporting and compliance.
  • Strategic alliances.
  • International transactions.

Education and Honors

  • Stanford Law School (J.D., 1969)
  • Princeton University (A.B., 1966)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • California
  • Arizona

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1973

Professional and Civic Activities

  • 2007–2010 Apollo Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: APOL), Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary; Member of Executive Committee
  • 2002–2004 Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSIT), Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary
  • 2005–2009 InPlay Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:NPLA), Member of Board of Directors; also served on Audit and Compensation Committees and Chaired Nominating and Governance Committee
  • 2003–2007 Plusnet plc (AIM of London Stock Exchange: PNT), served on Audit and Nominating Committees, Chaired Compensation Committee, Member of Board of Directors
  • 2000–2005 BIGeRealestate, Inc. (RE software and services company half-owned by Cushman & Wakefield); chaired CEO Search Committee, Member of Board of Directors
  • 1999–2000 Homebid.com (venture-backed internet home seller), Member of Board of Directors
  • 1982–1987 Bobby McGee's USA, Inc. (regional theme restaurant chain), Member of Board of Directors
  • State Bar of Arizona (Member, Securities Regulation Committee, 1973-1983; Member, 1983- and Chairman, 1984-1986, Securities Law Section; Member, 1996- and Chairman, 1998-99, Law Practice Management Section)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association (Member)
  • Arizona Corporation Commission Stock Exchange Advisory Council (Member, 1991)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (Member)
  • Los Abogados/Hispanic Bar Association (Member)
  • Enterprise Network, Inc. (President, 1991-1992)
  • Director, President of operating corporation and nonprofit affiliate, Governor's Strategic Partnership for Economic Development
  • Councilman, 1980-1982, Town of Paradise Valley, Arizona
  • Member, 1976-1980, PV Board of Adjustment, Chairman 1978-1980
  • Instructor, Arizona State University School of Law
  • Chair, GSPED Capital Resources Foundation

Professional Recognition

  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in the West
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (1987–present: Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law)
  • Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2010 Phoenix Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2013 Phoenix Mergers & Acquisitions Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Listed in Chambers USA (2003–2007: Corporate/M&A)
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2007–2016 Southwest Super Lawyers® lists (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Best of the Bar – Securities and Corporate, Phoenix Business Journal (2004)