M. Robert Thornton

King & Spalding LLP

M. Robert Thornton focuses on shareholder claims, director and officer liability and insurance, securities, regulatory investigations, audit committee and other internal investigations, as well as consumer fraud class actions, professional liability and legal ethics.

A partner in our Securities and Shareholder Litigation and Securities Enforcement and Regulation practices, Bob represents shareholders, companies, Boards and others in a variety of disputes. He also serves as our General Counsel.

Bob represents acquiring companies, acquired companies, controlling shareholders, minority shareholders, directors and officers, and special committees of directors in connection with shareholder class and derivative claims involving mergers and acquisitions, going-private transactions, and other significant corporate matters.

In addition, Bob has defended shareholder class actions and related derivative suits alleging violations of federal and state securities laws, along with related state law fiduciary claims, in state and federal courts around the country, including the Delaware Court of Chancery. In particular, he has defended a large client in a multitude of federal and state customer class actions alleging misrepresentation in connection with retail sales of consumer products.


  • J.D., Harvard University
  • A.B., Princeton University


  • Georgia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia


  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia


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