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Mike Roberts

Chairman and CEO

(501) 821-5575

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Mike Roberts is the Chairman & CEO of Roberts Group, which encompasses Roberts Law Firm, P.A; Roberts International, LLC; Roberts Government Relations Strategies, LLC; and Made in USA Works! LLC. He primarily works in areas of international economic and business development, law, government relations, and consulting.

Roberts Law Firm is a Certified Minority Business Enterprise in Arkansas with three divisions: Corporate, Intellectual Property, and Complex Class Litigation. Mr. Roberts, owner and manager of the firm, is a certified minority. The firm is a member of  NAMWOLF (The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms, Inc.) and is also a member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. Practice areas predominately involve complex class action litigation representing corporate clients against wrongful or illegal conduct. Roberts Law Firm provides legal services to a number of top Fortune 500 companies and represents OEM companies in Vietnam, Taiwan and China as well as companies in Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East.

Mr. Roberts is licensed in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Tennessee, Texas, and New York. He is also admitted before the United States Supreme Court and several U.S. Federal District Courts. His firm handles litigation for clients across the United States and around the globe. Clients include corporations from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Greece, England, Taiwan, China, and the United States. The firm has served as counsel for Plaintiff-Corporations in individual and class action cases, and has successfully assisted recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars for its clients.

Mr. Roberts has served as co-lead counsel in multiple complex class actions, including the following: In re Microsoft Antitrust Indirect Purchaser Litigation in Arkansas (case settled early); In re Pilot Flying J Rebate Litigation (a nationwide class action which settled within two months from initially filed complaint); In re Aftermarket Automotive Sheet Metal Antitrust Litigation (third party payor action); and In re Parking Heaters Antitrust Litigation (direct purchaser action). Mr. Roberts served as Co-Lead Settlement Class Counsel in Ori vs. Fifth Third Bank case and also served on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Heartland Bank data breach case.

In 2006, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe appointed Mr. Roberts to serve on the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. In 2010, Governor Beebe appointed him to a second term, and in 2015, Governor Asa Hutchinson appointed him to a third term. Under the leadership of Mr. Roberts as Chairman of the Commission, the State added thousands of jobs and many companies located their businesses in Arkansas.  Mr. Roberts has organized and led a number of trade missions to China, Taiwan, UAE, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, and Panama. In addition, he has worked frequently with the Governor to guide foreign companies in establishing strategic relationships that will facilitate access to the American supply chain hub. As an Economic Development Commissioner, Mr. Roberts understands the importance of maintaining the integrity and reputation of local companies who drive and draw economic development and job creation.

Mr. Roberts has long-standing relationships throughout Asia and has traveled there extensively. Mr. Roberts previously represented the government of Pakistan and has worked with corporate clients in Cuba, China, Taiwan, Libya, Europe, Pakistan, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, Bulgaria, and Greece. He has three decades of experience practicing law where he has represented Fortune 500 companies in the United States, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He has an extensive background and experience in assisting companies expand into global markets, and has facilitated a bilateral trade MOU between Vietnam and the U.S.

Mr. Roberts is domiciled and works in Dallas, Texas.

 

麦克为罗伯茨律师事务所的高级管理合伙人,主要从事法律、国际经济商业咨询发展、以及政府关系等领域的工作。在亚洲拥有广泛的人脉,并时常到访亚洲。

 

连续八年,麦克被两任州长连续选任于阿肯色州经济发展委员会委员。目前为该委员会主席。他曾组织并指导过多个与中国、中国香港、中国台湾、越南、保加利亚、巴拿马、哈萨克斯坦等国家的双边贸易活动,拥有广泛的国际经济以及商业发展理论和实践经验。此外,他经常与政府合作,帮助外国企业成功进驻美国以及欧洲市场,并与美国政府建立战略合作关系。

 

作为罗伯茨律师事务所的高级管理合伙人,麦克拥有28年的法律执业经验。有着美国纽约、佛罗里达、德克萨斯、田纳西以及阿肯色五州的法律职业执照。麦克自1990年法学博士毕业起至今一直从事海外商业咨询工作,执业经验极为丰富。麦克的执业领域主要集中在代理跨国公司和中国以及中国台湾企业(包括上市公司和基金),就跨境兼并收购、合资企业设立、海外项目投资、上市公司资产重组等事宜提供法律咨询服务。此外,麦克受邀为中国驻美大使馆商务部门提供关于美国外国投资委员会法案培训,为中国企业在美投资交易过程中面对的挑战提供战略性咨询。

 

同时,麦克也是是美国最早一批从事反垄断法律业务的律师,至今已经代理了40多起跨国公司和境内大型企业(如:微软集团、沃尔玛集团等)。他为诸多跨国公司和国内领先企业就涉及垄断协议和滥用市场支配地位的反垄断调查和诉讼等方面的专项事务提供过法律风险评估、代理和咨询服务。目前还担任多家跨国公司的反垄断业务常年法律顾问,就其涉及的经销模式、定价政策、经销协议、营销推广活动、排他性协议安排等经营活动中可能涉及的反垄断问题提供战略性咨询,并提供相关的反垄断合规培训等。

Admissions

  • 1990, Arkansas
    1993, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
    2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
    2006, Tennessee
    2006, Texas
    2006, U.S. Supreme Court
    2008, Florida
    2010, New York

    2011, Eastern District of Wisconsin

    2019, Illinois

Education

  • University of Arkansas Bowen School of Law, J.D.

Community Involvement

  • Arkansas Economic Development Commissioner

    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, President

Memberships

  • Arkansas Bar Association

    • Secretary, Workers’ Compensation Section, 1996 – 1997
    • Chair-Elect, Workers’ Compensation Section, 1997 – 1998

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