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Robert S. Kant has represented numerous large and small issuers of equity and debt securities in hundreds of securities transactions involving the sale of more than $20 billion of securities through virtually every major investment banking firm in the United States. He regularly represents national, regional and local investment banking firms, as well as a variety of investment banking, private equity and venture funds. He also serves as a director or member of advisory boards to public and private companies.


  • Securities
  • Public offerings
  • Private placements
  • Venture capital
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Securities / Capital Markets Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities Regulation, 2003-2024
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2003-2023
    • Senior Statespeople, Corporate/M&A, 2022-2023
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2022
    • "Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona," 2008-2011 and 2013
  • Listed, IFLR1000, "Highly Regarded - Capital Markets: Debt; Capital Markets: Equity (Arizona)," 2021-2023
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Listed, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2011
  • Listed, Lawdragon 3000 "Leading Lawyers in America," 2006
  • Selected, Phoenix Business Journal "Best Lawyer in Valley," January 2005
  • Selected, Phoenix Business Journal "Best of the Bar," Securities Law,  February 2004
  • Selected, Phoenix Business Journal "Best of the Bar", Corporate Law, February 2003
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Member, State Bar of Arizona, Small Business Capital Formation Subcommittee of Committee on Securities Regulation
    • Chairman, Securities Section, 1987-1988


  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1970
    • Associate Editor, Villanova Law Review
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1966
  • Arizona