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Will Support Continued Growth in Newly Created Role

IRVINE, Calif. (March 28, 2023) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced today that Bill Roberts has joined the company as General Counsel. In this newly created role, Roberts will oversee all aspects of the firm’s legal functions and provide legal, risk, and compliance counsel for their growing number of offices across the Americas.

“Bill’s experience of handling the legal affairs of large A/E firms will be a huge asset as our firm continues to grow in scale and complexity,” said Tobin Sloane, Executive Vice President & CFO for Ware Malcomb. “Bill’s knowledge, track record, and proven leadership skills will significantly strengthen our leadership team as he assumes a broad and instrumental role in the strategic growth of our business.”

Roberts joins Ware Malcomb from a global architecture firm, where he served as General Counsel & Director of Legal Affairs. He has more than two decades of industry experience serving as in-house legal counsel within the design, infrastructure, environmental services and engineering consulting sectors. Roberts earned his J.D. from Pepperdine University, an MBA from the University of Southern California, and graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, he earned a certificate in International Economics from The London School of Economics.

Roberts currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Risk Management Program at the University of Southern California and is a licensed attorney in the state of California.

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Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full-service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 “Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Hot Firm” by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 30 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s “Top 500 Design Firms” and the top 30 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s “Top 100 Giants.” For more information, visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Ware Malcomb’s website at and brand video at

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