Robert S. Loigman
New York Office
Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Investment Fund and Fund Advisor Litigation
Friedman, Kaplan, Seiler & Adelman LLP:
Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member, Federal Bar Council
Member, The State Bar of New York; United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals: Second Circuit, Third Circuit, Fourth Circuit, United States District Court: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Northern District of New York
Robert Loigman’s practice focuses on hedge fund, securities, and other complex civil litigation. He has extensive experience in hedge fund-related litigation, including representation of the Joint Official Liquidators of the failed Beacon Hill Master Fund, investors in the Beacon Hill feeder funds, and the Litigation Advisory Board of the Granite funds. In the hedge fund arena, Mr. Loigman has pursued claims against major broker-dealers, accounting firms, investment managers, administrators, and others.
Mr. Loigman has represented plaintiffs and defendants in Rule 10b-5 and 20(a) actions, including defense of companies and directors in shareholder class actions. In addition to securities litigation, he has represented clients in a wide array of complex commercial cases in courts throughout the country.
Represented a major defense contractor at trial in Delaware Chancery Court in which the client was awarded declaratory judgment protecting more than $1 billion of environmental and general liability insurance coverage.
Represented a major New York real estate developer in a series of litigations and an insurance appraisal proceeding arising out of the terrorist acts of September 11, 2001, helping to secure hundreds of millions of dollars for the redevelopment of downtown Manhattan.
Represented a distributor of synthetic rubber in federal and state antitrust actions brought in jurisdictions throughout the country, resulting in favorable settlements of all asserted claims.
Represented a well-known athletic apparel company at trial, helping to yield a multi-million dollar jury verdict for a client that was initially named as the defendant, but re-designated as the plaintiff after the initiation of trial.
Represented a group of electronic security entrepreneurs against the purchaser of their business and former employer, obtaining a favorable outcome following litigation and mediation.