Robert Dooley is the partner responsible for the business and securities litigation practice groups of the firm. Mr. Dooley also manages all environmental litigation matters for the firm. Mr. Dooley’s experience is in representing clients in complex business, financial and commercial litigation matters including all levels of pre-trial, trial and appellate litigation in New York State and Federal Courts. Mr. Dooley has appeared before administrative agencies for administrative hearings and managed securities disputes in FINRA arbitrations and mediation. Mr. Dooley has successfully handled many environmental contamination claims; securities claims involving suitability, failure to supervise and products cases; business litigation cases involving promissory notes, RICO claims, and many variations of contract disputes; and assisting clients in the commercial transactional group for mergers, acquisitions, buy/sell agreements, lease agreements and property acquisition negotiations providing valuable insight from the litigation perspective to assist in managing risk well in advance.
Mr. Dooley graduated from the State University at Stony Brook and received his Juris Doctor from Touro Law School. Mr. Dooley previously was an associate at a firm specializing in civil litigation and environmental law. He has also worked at a prominent defense firm. Mr. Dooley is widely published, on issues from trial evidence to hydrofracking.
Robert Dooley is actively involved in many philanthropic and business organizations. Mr. Dooley was identified as a Young Entrepreneur Honoree by the HIA-LI in 2015; a 40 under 40 Honoree of the Irish Echo in 2014; and the 2013 Long Island Public Interest and Pro Bono Attorney of the year by Touro Law School. Mr. Dooley also served or is currently serving as either a chairperson or executive board member of various organizations including: Port Jefferson Rotary, Sailing Nada Adventures, Inc., Suffolk County Brehon Society and HIA-LI Young Entrepreneur and Young Professionals Committee.