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Roger S Kobert

Roger S Kobert


International Law and Civil Trial Lawyer
Carlton Fields
New York, NY
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Attorney Biography

Roger Kobert is a New York and Florida trial and arbitration attorney and a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in International Litigation & Arbitration. He solves problems for foreign and domestic businesses, governments, and individuals, by negotiating, investigating, litigating, trying, arbitrating, and appealing disputes. Roger serves as a U.S. law expert in foreign court proceedings, advises foreign governments on matters of U.S. law, and leads cross-border, multi-national, and domestic dispute resolution teams.

Practice experience includes private banking, companies and partnerships, directors & officers, commercial disputes, contract, fraud, tort, foreign sovereign immunity, insurance, securities, investment, real estate, landlord-tenant, professional liability, environment, antitrust, franchise, class action, injunction, interpleader, garnishment, aviation, healthcare, intellectual property, litigation funding, § 1782, creditor rights, labor and employment, and products liability.

Roger has tried dozens of cases to verdict and argued appeals in federal and state courts across the U.S., and arbitrated and mediated many more. Notable cases include: lead counsel suing a former head of state for crimes against humanity; establishing a new standard for franchisor tort immunity (Supreme Court of Florida); securing release of OFAC-frozen foreign governmental assets; securing or defeating summary judgment, class certification, garnishment, and injunction; and representing military contractors in high-profile, multinational partnership litigation trial.

Roger is involved with the International Law Section of the Federal Bar Association (Chairman, 2018-19) and the American Bar Association, as well as local, state, and national political activities. He has been honored repeatedly as an AV-rated attorney by judges and his peers, as a “Super Lawyer” and by Florida Legal Elite.


Practice Areas

 
International Law (45%)
 
Civil Trial Law (40%)
 
Commercial Real Estate Law (10%)
 
Alternative Dispute Resolution (5%)

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Bar Licenses

New York State Bar
New York
Member in Good Standing
2020

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
1988

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Work Experience

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman
Partner
20132020

Rafferty Kobert Tenenholtz Bounds & Hess
Partner
20082013

Fischer & Mandell
Partner
20042008

Shutts & Bowen
Partner
19992004

Roger S. Kobert, P.A.
Partner
19951999

Mark A. Cohen & Associates
Associate & Partner
19881995

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Education

University of Miami School of Law
University of Miami School of Law
1988

University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Political Science
1985

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Specialty Certifications

The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist
International Litigation & Arbitration
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Associations

Board Cert. Comm.,
Int'l Lit & Arb
Florida Bar Association
2018

Member
Federal Bar Association
2015

Member
American Bar Association Section of International Law
2000

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Commercial Recognitions

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2023

Florida Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2021

Florida Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2020

Florida Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2019

Florida Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2018

Florida Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2017

A.V. 5.0/5.0 Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
2002

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Contact Roger S Kobert

Roger S Kobert
Carlton Fields
405 Lexington Avenue, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10174
www.carltonfields.com
Office: 212-785-2577
Office: 305-530-0050

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