Robert K Olsen

Robert K. Olsen


Location: Irvine, California
Phone: 949-474-1944
Fax: 949-474-0617

Bob Olsen is a principal of Aldrich & Bonnefin, PLC. He associated with the firm in January 1996 and became a shareholder in 1999. Mr. Olsen is head of the firm’s Consumer Practice Group, specializing in consumer financial regulatory compliance, financial privacy, mortgage lending, fair lending and other regulatory matters.

Mr. Olsen graduated from law school at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1983, Order of the Coif. His bachelor’s degree is from the University of California, Irvine, Magna Cum Laude. He is a member of the State Bar of California and the Consumer Financial Services Section of the American Bar Association. In 2019, Mr. Olsen co-authored the summary of California Consumer Financial Regulation for the online Practical Law publication of Thomson Reuters.

Prior to joining Aldrich & Bonnefin, Mr. Olsen practiced law with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan (Los Angeles), primarily in real estate transactions, and with Morrison & Foerster in Orange County and Washington, D.C., focusing on financial institution regulation. He was also Senior Counsel for Settlements and Workouts with the Resolution Trust Corporation (FDIC) in Newport Beach, California in the 1990s.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Banks
  • Credit Unions
  • Foreclosure & Alternatives
  • Lending & Secured Transactions
  • Loan Workouts
  • Savings & Thrifts
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Consumer Financial Regulation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1983


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1983
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Honors Moot Court
  • University of California Irvine, Irvine, California
    • B.A. (magna cum laude) - 1980
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Philosophy

Representative Clients

  • Banamex USA
  • Tri Counties Bank
  • Silicon Valley Bank


  • Real Estate Lending, Bankers' Compliance Group, 1997 - 2011
  • Truth in Lending, Bankers' Compliance Group, 1997 - 2011
  • Financial Privacy, Bankers' Compliance Group, 2000 - 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • State Bar's Consumer Financial Services Committee, Past Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • Morrison & Foerster, LLP, Associate, 1988 - 1991
  • Resolution Trust Corporation (FDIC), Senior Counsel, 1991 - 1996