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Litigation Associate Attorney

Location:
Brooklyn, NY
Posted:
March 13, 2020

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ROBERT STAROSELSKY

**** *** ******* ***. **, Brooklyn, NY 11204

646-***-**** adcaeq@r.postjobfree.com

Education

Juris Doctor 08/2016-05/2019

Fordham University School of Law New York, NY

• Grand Street Boys Foundation Scholar

• Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award – summa cum laude

• Fordham International Law Journal

Experience

Associate Attorney 08/2019-present

Gage Spencer & Fleming, LLP. New York, NY

• Lead associate in a complex commercial litigation case, where one billion dollars is at stake.

• Innovated argument for the right of a non-party right to compel documents from a party.

• Participated in client meetings.

• Wrote motion for temporary restraining order, and preliminary injunction, in Title IX litigation.

• Drafted interrogatories, requests to admit, and requests to produce, in commercial litigation.

• Wrote motion opposed to asset freeze where SEC alleged Defendant defrauded investors.

• Handled response to discovery requests, including requests to produce documents.

• Wrote motion to transfer a motion to compel a rule 45 subpoena in patent litigation.

• As lead associate, drafted Rule 26 disclosures in multi-million dollar litigation with the SEC. Legal Intern 08/2018-11/2018

Manhattan District Attorney’s Office New York, NY

• Cyber Crime and Identity Theft Bureau.

• Forensically analyzed bank accounts in financial schemes.

• Wrote search warrants for e-mail, cellular phone, and location data.

• Drafted response to a motion to controvert two search warrants. Legal

Intern 06/2018-07/2018

Bronx District Attorney’s Office The Bronx, NY

• Directed a witness at trial and prepared two witnesses for that trial.

• Wrote and won motion in opposition of dismissal with prejudice for prosecutorial misconduct.

• Wrote complaints, arraigned defendants, and stood for cases on the adjournment calendar.

• Wrote and won motion in opposition of dismissal based on insufficient complaint grounds.

• Updated omnibus response for the trial bureau to use in all future motion practice. Legal Intern 08/2017-12/2017

Lincoln Square Legal Services, Inc. New York, NY

• Represented a defendant charged with murder, racketeering and fire-arms offense.

• Wrote and won motion for pre-trial release.

• Successfully negotiated settlement for a client with an employment discrimination claim. Law Clerk 06/2017-09/2017

Derek Smith Law Group PLLC New York, NY

• As second chair, crafted tactics at three day Finra arbitration.

• Wrote and won motion for summary judgement.

• Wrote and won motion in opposition to motion to dismiss.

• Innovated method to use Americans with Disabilities Act for invasion of privacy claims.

• Participated in client meetings, settlement mediations, and replied to interrogatories. Soldier 12/2013-06/2015

Israel Defense Forces Israel

• As fire-team commander, led a team of combat soldiers.

• Formulated the tactics to, and supervised the execution of, all missions assigned to my team. 2 of 2

• Responsible for the health, morale, and effectiveness of my team.

Skills

• Fluent in Russian and Hebrew.



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