Robert S. Friedman is a Partner in the Business Trial and White-Collar Practice Groups in Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP’s New York office. He heads the Business Trial Practice Group in New York and is the leader of the firm’s South Asia team.
Robert focuses his practice on business and corporate litigation matters. He has particular experience in the areas of Securities Litigation, Internal Investigations, Corporate Trust Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Director and Officer Liability, Bankruptcy Litigation, Restrictive Covenants, and Intellectual Property.
Robert has achieved successful outcomes in major international arbitral forums. He has also handled maritime disputes on behalf of shipping companies and creditor’s committees. He advises banks and financial institutions in regulatory matters and has led numerous internal investigations for clients in all industries. He speaks and writes extensively on various litigation topics and is widely quoted in the legal and mainstream press.
Prior to entering private practice, Robert was a Senior Trial Attorney in the Homicide Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office.
Robert’s major areas of practice include Litigation, Securities Enforcement, White-Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations, Intellectual Property, and International Arbitration.