NEW YORK, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford O'Brien LLP, a White Collar Defense & Litigation boutique law firm headquartered in New York, is pleased to announce that Robert Landy has joined the firm as Partner, effective April 1, 2016. Prior to joining Ford O'Brien, Robert was a litigator at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP, as well as a sole practitioner.
"Robert is an extraordinarily good fit for us," noted Ford O'Brien co-founder Adam Ford. "Robert brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with all facets of commercial litigation." Mr. Landy will focus on complex commercial litigation, arbitration, judgment enforcement, and internal and regulatory investigations. Mr. Landy will also continue to advise clients in an external in-house counsel capacity on a range of legal issues.
"From a professional and personal level, Robert will be a great asset to our firm," said Kevin O'Brien, co-founder of Ford O'Brien. "His addition is yet another strategic step in building the very best firm to serve our corporate and individual clients."
"Within a very short time, Ford O'Brien has established itself as a key boutique to watch," said Robert Landy. "The firm's strategic perspective and commitment to zealous advocacy, hands-on case management, and personal attention to clients is exceptional. Ford O'Brien is a nimble and determined ally to its clients. I am excited to join this team of consummate and creative professionals."
Mr. Landy has lectured and written on topics relating to hedge fund litigation and expert discovery under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. He obtained his law degree from the New York University School of Law with the honors of magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. Robert was selected by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star for litigation in the New York metro area in both 2014 and 2015.
Robert Landy Photograph (download): https://www.dropbox.com/s/be69xvlgqjnut3i/Robert_fullres.jpg?dl=0
In addition to Mr. Landy, Ford O'Brien has recently added Suzanne Pope as Special Counsel to the firm. Ms. Pope previously served as a Senior Counsel in the SEC's Division of Enforcement as well as National Supervising Counsel for Chrysler Corporation Warranty Litigation. Ms. Pope obtained her JD from the Georgetown University Law Center. The firm has also recently added Associate Ian Dewsbury, former judicial extern for the Honorable, Jack B. Weinstein, and a co-author of: On the Meaning of "Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt." Mr. Dewsbury earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago.
Ford O'Brien LLP represents clients in securities litigation, arbitration, regulatory investigations and white collar criminal defense. The firm is dedicated to vigorously advocating on behalf of clients with strategic, thoughtful counsel to achieve successful outcomes in and out of the courts by use of creative, sophisticated strategies and tactics.
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