Robert S. Landy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Ford O'Brien LLP
575 5th Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-858-0400
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (70%), Appellate (20%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

At Ford O'Brien, LLP, in New York City, New York, partner Robert S. Landy provides experienced representation for individuals and businesses involved in commercial disputes, investigations and litigation. Mr. Landy has a long record of successes in matters such as multimillion-dollar judgment and contract enforcements, unfair competition claims, breach of contract disputes and theft of trade secret claims, to name a few. 

Mr. Landy is licensed to practice in New York state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. In addition to litigation, defense, appeals and negotiations, Mr. Landy handles alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration.

A native New Yorker, Mr. Landy obtained his Bachelor of Arts in political science at the University of Wisconsin and then served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Kyrgyzstan before returning home to earn his law degree from the New York University School of Law. He graduated from law school with the honors of Order of the Coif and magna cum laude.

As a member of the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Landy belongs to the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and serves on the Commercial Division Committee.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Business Litigation
  • 20%Appellate
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Appeals, Arbitration

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

About Robert S. Landy

Admitted: 2005, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.fordobrien.com/attorney/robert-s-landy/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • New York Bar

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin, B.A. Major: Political Science, 1998

Honors/Awards

  • Litigation, New York Metro Area, 2014-2016, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Litigation, New York Metro Area, 2014-2016, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Litigation, New York Metro Area, 2014-2016, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014

Representative Clients

  • Mount Carmel Nurses, Representing 9 nurses and one pharmacist in federal Lanham Act case against Trinity Health Corp and one of its hospital systems in connection with a defamatory public relations campaign, 2020
  • Charles Samel, 2020
  • HomeAdvisor, Inc., 2020
  • Jonathan Fowler, 2019
  • Nicolas Louis, 2019

Verdicts/Settlements

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Office Location for Robert S. Landy

575 5th Avenue
17th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-858-0400

Last Updated: 5/20/2021

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