Robert D. Lillienstein

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Robert D. Lillienstein is counsel to Moses & Singer’s Litigation and Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits practice groups. He litigates all types of business disputes, commercial torts, unfair competition, intellectual property and business frauds. Robert has more than 30 years’ experience litigating, arbitrating and mediating complex commercial disputes at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts throughout the country. He has considerable experience litigating on behalf of a major national equipment lessor, defending class actions involving federal RICO claims, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices act, as well as state common law claims. Robert regularly litigates restrictive covenant, non-compete, unfair competition, trade secret and duty of loyalty matters on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants throughout the United States.

Robert also provides clients with guidance on business interruption insurance coverage and the enforceability of post-employment restrictive covenants under the laws of all states. Furthermore, he regularly represents individual and corporate clients in negotiating and drafting employment and other agreements. Robert has also successfully represented a number of commercial laundries in matters involving lost linen claims, premature termination of contracts, automatic renewal (evergreen) clauses, and collection matters.

Robert is a past member of the Board of Directors and counsel for The Samuel Eels Literary & Educational Foundation, a charitable organization whose focus is to promote literary and educational endeavors through scholarships, grants and awards to undergraduate students and institutions.

Robert is rated AV Preeminent® in his field by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association – Labor and Employment Committee, Commercial and Federal Law Section, CPLR Committee
  • American Bar Association
Biography

Robert D. Lillienstein is counsel to Moses & Singer’s Litigation and Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits practice groups. He litigates all types of business disputes, commercial torts, unfair competition, intellectual property and business frauds. Robert has more than 30 years’ experience litigating, arbitrating and mediating complex commercial disputes at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts throughout the country. He has considerable experience litigating on behalf of a major national equipment lessor, defending class actions involving federal RICO claims, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices act, as well as state common law claims. Robert regularly litigates restrictive covenant, non-compete, unfair competition, trade secret and duty of loyalty matters on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants throughout the United States.

Robert also provides clients with guidance on business interruption insurance coverage and the enforceability of post-employment restrictive covenants under the laws of all states. Furthermore, he regularly represents individual and corporate clients in negotiating and drafting employment and other agreements. Robert has also successfully represented a number of commercial laundries in matters involving lost linen claims, premature termination of contracts, automatic renewal (evergreen) clauses, and collection matters.

Robert is a past member of the Board of Directors and counsel for The Samuel Eels Literary & Educational Foundation, a charitable organization whose focus is to promote literary and educational endeavors through scholarships, grants and awards to undergraduate students and institutions.

Robert is rated AV Preeminent® in his field by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association – Labor and Employment Committee, Commercial and Federal Law Section, CPLR Committee
  • American Bar Association
Education
  • Boston University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Union College (B.S.)
Bar/Court Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, Pro Hac Vice