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Robert has been practicing law in New Jersey and trying cases in its varied courts since 1967. The head of ShapiroCroland Corporate, Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation departments, Robert's varied experience includes advising companies and individual clients in such diverse areas of the law as acquisitions and mergers, bankruptcy reorganizations and litigation of insurance, construction and complex commercial matters.
A graduate of New York University and The George Washington University Law School, Robert is admitted to practice before both the federal and state courts of New Jersey and New York as well as the United States Supreme Court.
Robert is an active member of several state and local bar associations. He is a former member of the Judicial Selection and Appointment Committee; past Chairman of the New Jersey Bar Association's Bankruptcy Law Section; Co-Editor of the New Jersey State Newsletter of the Bankruptcy Section; past Master of the Vincent Commisa and D. Joseph DeVito Bankruptcy Inns of Court; Lecturer, Institute of Continuing Legal Education of New Jersey; and Chairman of Audit Committee of UJA, Northern New Jersey and currently a Director, past Director and Officer of JCC of the Pascack Valley, past Director of Graphic Scanning Corporation, Past Vice-President and Director of Banyan Golf Club, West Palm Beach, Florida, past Director of Jewish Home and Rehabilitation, Rockleigh, New Jersey.
Education J.D., The George Washington University Law School (1967) B.S., New York University (1964)
Practice Areas Litigation, Business Law, Corporate Transactions, Business Bankruptcy, Commercial Transactions and Real Estate Transactions
Bar Admissions State of New Jersey State of New York United States District Court for the District of New Jersey United States District Court for the Southern District of New York United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit United States Supreme Court
Speaking Engagements Frequent lecturer, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Education (Bankruptcy)
In re Mall At One Associates, L.P., 1995 WL 318851 (Bankr. E.D.Pa. 1995)
In re Audiofidelity Enterprises, Inc., 103 B.R. 544 (Bankr. D.N.J. 1989)
Meadowlands Communications, Inc. v. Banker’s Trust Co., 79 B.R. 198 (D.N.J. 1987)
Matter of Smith Avenue Contractors, Inc., 59 B.R. 137 (Bankr. D.N.J. 1986)
In re Meadowlands Communications, Inc., 54 B.R. 854 (Bankr. D.N.J. 1985)
Apple Corps. Ltd. v. International Collectors, 25 F. Supp. 480 (D.N.J. 1998)
Awards & Recognitions Best Lawyers in America (1999 - 2017) New Jersey Super Lawyers (2005-2017) Best Lawyers in New York (1999-2014) New York Area’s Top Lawyers (2006-2009) “AV” Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Professional & Community Involvement Lecturer, Institute of Continuing Legal Education of New Jersey Member, American Bar Association Member, New Jersey State Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section) Member, New York State Bar Association Member, Bergen County Bar Association (Debtor-Creditor Section) Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Director, UJA Federation, Northern New Jersey Chairman, Audit Committee of UJA Federation, Northern New Jersey Master, Vincent Commisa, D. Joseph DeVito and Daniel J. Moore Bankruptcy Inns of Court Trustee, New Jersey State Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section) Former Member, Judicial Selection and Appointment Committee Former Chairman, New Jersey State Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section) Former Co-Editor, New Jersey State Newsletter (Bankruptcy Section) Former Director, Counsel and Vice-President, Bergen County Young Men’s Hebrew Association Former Director, Hackensack University Medical Center Former Director, Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation Former Director, Officer and Counsel, JCC of the Pascack Valley Former Director, Graphic Scanning Corporation Former Director, Jewish Home and Rehabilitation, Rockleigh, New Jersey Vice-President and Director, Banyan Golf Club, West Palm Beach, Florida