Robert J. Barrett

Robert J. Barrett 

Deputy General Counsel, Performance Food Group

Bob Barrett is Deputy General Counsel at Performance Food Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Richmond, Virginia, where he focuses on commercial agreements and other legal issues related to the business.

Bob is a 1999 graduate of the United States Military Academy and was an Infantry officer in the U.S. Army prior to attending law school.

Bob graduated from George Washington Law School and worked as an intellectual property associate at Hunton & Williams and Spotts Fain. Bob also served as Corporate Counsel at Suez Treatment Solutions Inc. and as Senior Counsel at The Advisory Board Company prior to joining Performance Food Group, Inc. in 2017.

Bob also works with many different organizations to assist veterans with their legal needs.

Achievements & Professional Affiliations

  • 2015 Bergis Mamudi Diversity and Inclusion Community Award from SUEZ North America
  • 2015 George H. Hettrick Leadership Award from the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation
  • 2010 Emerson G. Spies Award from the Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Chair, Veterans Issues Task Force, Virginia Bar Association


J.D., George Washington School of Law, 2007

B.S., United States Military Academy, 1999