Tonya Robinson

by Justin Cates
Tonya Robinson
Vice Chair & General Counsel

Tonya Robinson serves as KPMG LLP’s Vice Chair and General Counsel and leads the Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Group.

As a member of the Firm’s executive Management Committee, she reports to the Chairman/CEO and oversees the Office of General Counsel, Office of the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Office of Government Affairs, and Firm-Wide Security. She also serves as Secretary to the US Firm’s Board of Directors and as Head of Legal and Compliance for the Americas Region, which includes member firms in North, South and Central America.

Before joining KPMG, Robinson served as the Acting General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, serving as legal advisor to the Secretary and principal-in-charge of a legal office of nearly 600 professionals.

Prior to her federal agency service, Robinson worked in the White House as Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy and focused on a broad range of civil and criminal justice policy matters.

Robinson received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Policy Studies from Duke University, where she also served as President of the undergraduate student body and her Juris Doctor Degree from Harvard Law School.

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