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Robert McFarlane is a litigator at Moses & Singer whose practice focuses on commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense and investigations. 

Robert has briefed and argued cases in various state and federal courts as well as in arbitration.  His litigation experience spans a wide range of topics, including contract disputes, banking law, tort law, and state and federal criminal law.  Robert has additional experience advising institutional clients on letter of credit transactions.

Of note, Robert represented a prominent individual in the Trump-Russia investigation involving hearings before multiple Congressional subcommittees.  He successfully defended the founders of a hedge fund in an all-or-nothing ownership dispute.  Robert also obtained total dismissal in the Southern District of New York of narcotics trafficking charges carrying a mandatory minimum of 10 years’ imprisonment. 

Robert has been recognized as a Rising Star in New York Metro Super Lawyers® every year since 2016 and has been named to The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch every year since the list’s inception in 2020. 

Before practicing law, Robert held a variety of roles in the restaurant and hospitality industry.  He maintains an active pro bono practice and contributes his time outside the courtroom to worthy charitable causes and unworthy intramural sports teams.

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Robert McFarlane is a litigator at Moses & Singer whose practice focuses on commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense and investigations. 

Robert has briefed and argued cases in various state and federal courts as well as in arbitration.  His litigation experience spans a wide range of topics, including contract disputes, banking law, tort law, and state and federal criminal law.  Robert has additional experience advising institutional clients on letter of credit transactions.

Of note, Robert represented a prominent individual in the Trump-Russia investigation involving hearings before multiple Congressional subcommittees.  He successfully defended the founders of a hedge fund in an all-or-nothing ownership dispute.  Robert also obtained total dismissal in the Southern District of New York of narcotics trafficking charges carrying a mandatory minimum of 10 years’ imprisonment. 

Robert has been recognized as a Rising Star in New York Metro Super Lawyers® every year since 2016 and has been named to The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch every year since the list’s inception in 2020. 

Before practicing law, Robert held a variety of roles in the restaurant and hospitality industry.  He maintains an active pro bono practice and contributes his time outside the courtroom to worthy charitable causes and unworthy intramural sports teams.

Robert McFarlane
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Education
  • Vanderbilt Law School (J.D.)
  • Rice University (B.A.)
Bar/Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York