- New York University School of Law (J.D.)
- Indiana University College of Arts & Sciences
- New York
Robert J. Pfister
Robert J. Pfister is a Member of KTB&S.
Mr. Pfister received his Juris Doctor from NYU School of Law (where he was named a Robert McKay Scholar) and his Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University. Following law school, Mr. Pfister served for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Janet Bond Arterton, United States District Judge for the
District of Connecticut.
In addition to first-chairing bench and jury trials, Mr. Pfister has successfully argued dispositive motions and drafted appellate briefs in federal and state courts around the country. In particular, he was a principal author of the successful certiorari petition and merits briefing in Travelers Indemnity Co. v. Bailey, 557 U.S. 137 (2009). Mr. Pfister has represented individuals and organizations in grand jury investigations and regulatory inquiries, undertaken litigation-related due diligence, negotiated settlement agreements, and provided compliance advice to national and international clients.
Mr. Pfister is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and every state and federal court in California, New York, Connecticut and Indiana. He has been recognized a “Rising Star” by Southern California Super Lawyers in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.