Robert Lake, Senior Vice President–Law and Secretary of OFS


Mr. Robert Lake is Senior Vice President–Law and Secretary of OFS.  He is in charge of all legal matters for the company other than intellectual property.

Directly after law school Mr. Lake joined AT&T headquarters where he worked on federal regulatory and commercial law matters in New York City and Basking Ridge, New Jersey.   In 1993 he joined AT&T Network Cable Systems, OFS’ predecessor organization, in Norcross, Georgia, working on a wide range of domestic and international legal matters.  Mr. Lake remained with OFS after the Lucent Technologies spin-off from AT&T in 1996 and the purchase of OFS by Furukawa Electric Company in 2001.  Mr. Lake assumed primary responsibility for OFS legal matters in 2007.

Mr. Lake holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University and a Juris Doctor degree from Washington University School of Law.  He also completed executive education programs at the Brookings Institution and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.  He is married and has two children.