Robert K Olsen

Robert K. Olsen


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

Mr. 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. He specializes in consumer regulatory compliance, financial privacy, fair lending and other financial regulatory matters.

Mr. Olsen graduated from the law school at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1983, Order of the Coif. His bachelor's degree was from the University of California, Irvine in 1980, Magna Cum Laude. He is a member of the State Bar of California and a past chair of the State Bar's Consumer Financial Services Committee.

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