Former Revlon executive VP and general counsel Cari Robinson comes on board at August as senior managing director, based in New York.
At Revlon, Robinson advised senior management on matters including litigation, cybersecurity, M&A and bankruptcy. She was previously VP, assistant general counsel at IBM, leading a global team of attorneys responsible for conducting regulatory, internal and cybersecurity investigations.
She has also served as assistant US attorney in the Southern District of New York and worked in the litigation department of Davis Polk.
In her new post, Robinson will help lead client engagements with a focus on providing strategic communications and crisis management counsel to clients in high stakes litigation, investigations, and crisis situations.
“Cari’s broad and deep experience helping global corporations navigate bet-the-company crisis and litigation situations will deepen our firm’s expertise in delivering trusted counsel,” said August CEO Steven Goldberg.