Attorney Robert J.A. Zito is a partner at Carter Ledyard & Milburn, LLP, in New York, New York, where he is the chair of the financial institutions regulatory and enforcement practice group. Mr. Zito represents individuals and businesses in corporate matters, securities litigation, white collar criminal defense and more. He also regularly counsels clients in topics, including fiduciary duties, corporate governance and internal investigations. He represents clients throughout New York state.
A graduate of Tulane University, Mr. Zito earned his law degree from New York Law School. In practice for more than 30 years, he has extensive trial and litigation experience. He is also experienced with alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and is a member of the meditation panel for the Supreme Court of New York, New York County Commercial Division.
Mr. Zito has lectured on business law topics at conferences and seminars and has authored articles for publications, including the New York Law Journal and for groups such as the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. He also serves as the canon church attorney for The Episcopal Diocese of New York and has been recognized for his work in this role by receiving the organization's Servant of Justice award in 2015.
Additional honors and awards that Mr. Zito has received include being rated AV Preeminent,* the highest possible rating, by the peer- review service Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been featured in publications, including "Who's Who in America," "Who's Who in American Law" and "Who's Who in the World."
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Super Lawyers: 2016
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Admitted 1983, New York
Professional Webpage: http://www.clm.com/attorney/zito_robert&Pra=28
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Last Updated: 1/13/2017