Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Robert Lavet

General Counsel, SoFi

Rob is responsible for managing all legal affairs for SoFi and its affiliate entities. Prior to joining SoFi, he served as a principal in the education and litigation practice groups of the Washington, D.C., law firm of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville (PPSV), where he represented financial institutions and post-secondary institutions on a wide variety of regulatory, litigation and transactional matters. Prior to PPSV, Rob served as general counsel to Sallie Mae, a Fortune 300 company and the largest provider of education finance. Before his 16-year career with Sallie Mae, Rob served as a partner in the Washington, D.C., law firm of Cole Corette & Abrutyn, specializing in corporate and securities litigation. He was named a top Washington, D.C., corporate counsel in 2015. Rob holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A from the University of Pennsylvania.


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