Clifford S. Robert is the principal of Robert & Robert, PLLC, where he concentrates in the area of trials and litigation in both state and federal court involving a variety of commercial disputes, business dissolutions, shareholder disputes, business torts, insurance coverage, civil litigation, corporate governance, derivative actions and matters involving serious and catastrophic injury. Mr. Robert is regularly sought out by New York’s top lawyers and law firms to represent and advise them on a wide range of complex and sensitive issues. Mr. Robert’s efforts have not gone unnoticed by his peers. The National Trial Lawyers association named Mr. Robert one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York. Membership in the Top 100 is by invitation only and offered to trial attorneys with exceptional legal qualities. Additionally, he has achieved an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, one of the most respected honors in the legal community, reflecting high marks from judges and lawyers. Mr. Robert is a member of and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, is a past President of the Long Island Affiliate of the New York State Trial Lawyers, formerly sat on the Board of the Directors for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Federal Bar Council. Mr. Robert is a frequent lecturer for various bar associations, including the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and the New York City Bar Association on topics including trial practice, evidence, commercial litigation, attorney ethics, attorney fee disputes, personal injury and medical malpractice. Mr. Robert is admitted to practice in the courts of the states of New York and New Jersey and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Mr. Robert received his Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 1998 and was an Editor of the Touro Law Review and merit scholarship recipient. He is also an Eagle Scout.