Bob Bratt B.Sc
|Chief Operating Officer and|
|Executive Director, US Operations|
About Bob Bratt
Bob Bratt - Professional Summary: An executive leader with more than three decades of experience, Bob Bratt currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of DLA Piper, a global business law firm that employs more than 4,200 attorneys worldwide. In this position, Bob Bratt manages the firm’s operations in the United States, while assisting in the integration of international locations.
Bob Bratt began his career with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), where he held several key positions. He served as an Executive Officer in the Civil Rights Division for nearly six years, managing its administrative functions. In this role, Bob Bratt modernized the Division’s information technology resources, including a nationwide geographic information system still in use today. During his tenure in the Civil Rights Division, Bob Bratt also served as an Administrator in the Division’s Office of Redress. In connection with the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, he created a new office responsible for compensating Japanese Americans interned during World War II.
Bob Bratt was later named as Executive Officer for the Criminal Division of the DOJ. Over the course of eight years in this post, he managed the Division’s budget, procurement, information technology, human resources, and security functions. His oversight of budgetary matters led to a 30 percent reduction in non-personnel expenditures and eliminated a structural deficit that he inherited upon assuming the post.
Over the course of his career at the Department of Justice, Bob Bratt received numerous awards, including the Deputy Attorney General Just Works Award, the Award for Excellence from the American Bar Association, and the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award. In 2000, he shifted to the private sector, working with the Science Application International Corporation and the Unisys Corporation before joining DLA Piper.
Bob Bratt - Professional Experience:
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, US Operations
Managing Partner for Civilian Agencies
Blue Bell, PA
U.S. Department of Justice
Executive Officer for the Criminal Division
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