Conversation with the Dean: Robert and James Altman

Join Dean Blake D. Morant for a "Conversation with the Dean" event featuring Robert Altman, JD '71, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, ZeniMax Media, and James Altman, JD '14, Director of Publishing Operations, Bethesda Softworks.

This event is co-sponsored by the SBA, the Dean of Students, and the Career Center.

Robert Altman

Robert Altman
Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, ZeniMax Media

Robert Altman is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ZeniMax Media, a publisher of video games for the PC, consoles, and mobile devices. Headquartered outside Washington, DC, with international offices in Europe, Australia and Asia, ZeniMax has a library of intellectual properties that includes some of the industry’s most popular brands. Previously, Mr. Altman was a partner at Clifford & Warnke, and later, was founding partner at the Law Offices of Robert Altman where he represented Fortune 500 companies in litigation, federal regulatory proceedings, before congressional committees, and in other matters before the federal government. In addition, Mr. Altman served as President of First American Corporation, the largest banking organization in Washington, DC. Mr. Altman is an honors graduate of the University of Wisconsin and The George Washington University Law School where he was an Editor of the Law Review. He is a recipient of George Washington University’s Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.

James AltmanJames Altman
Director of Publishing Operations, Bethesda Softworks

James Altman is the Director of Publishing Operations at Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company and a publisher of acclaimed video game franchises like The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, and DOOM. Among his responsibilities is the management of business operations in Asian markets, including a strategic initiative to establish operations in mainland China. Mr. Altman is a graduate of the University of Michigan and The George Washington University Law School, where he served on the Law Review. He was previously an associate in the Washington, DC offices of Skadden, Arps.


4 - 5 pm: Q&A with Robert and James Altman

5 - 6 pm: Reception