Robert Palmersheim is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer who represents clients across the country in complex business disputes, with particular experience in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, mass tort, and fiduciary and professional liability litigation. Robert advises his clients on how to achieve a total resolution to their complex business disputes by employing a number of strategies, including crafting a winning legal argument early on in the case, achieving complete victory at trial, and reaching a settlement that offers finality and closure. His clients consist of a range of business corporations and institutions, investment ventures, partnerships, and individuals. Among other clients, Robert has represented or currently represents: Air Liquide Corporation, CenterPoint Energy, Checkpoint Systems, Church & Dwight, Consilio, Inc., Hudson Shipping Lines, Inc., Magellan Corporation, National Association of Manufacturers, Reynolds Consumer Products, Ryanair, and Southwire Company. Many national law firms have retained Robert to defend them in malpractice claims, and also to represent them in partnership disputes. Robert has first chair experience in trials (jury and bench), arbitrations, and other evidentiary proceedings.
Robert has been consistently recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer, including as one of the top 100 lawyers in Illinois for 2014-15.
In 2016, Robert was named a BTI Client Service All-Star in the area of antitrust. According to BTI Consulting Group, Client Service All-Stars are an elite group of approximately 300 attorneys recognized by Fortune 1000 companies for outperforming all other attorneys.
Illinois Super Lawyers, 2005-2006 and 2013-present
Named as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers, 2014-2015
Leading Lawyers Magazine Illinois, 2012-present
Recognized in practice areas of:
Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial
Honored by The BTI Consulting Group as a 2016 Client Service All-Star in antitrust litigation