Bob Simonds is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of MSD. He joined MSD in 2015 and became a Partner in January 2022. Prior to joining MSD, he was the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Saba Capital Management. Prior to Saba, he worked as the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and COO of Talpion Fund Management, L.P., as well as the Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Litigation and Corporate Counsel at Silver Point Capital. He began his legal career as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, which he joined in 2003 after completing a federal clerkship on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Bob received a B.A. from Hamilton College, an Ed.M from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.