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Robert M. Heller

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Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Mr. Heller, who has been admitted to practice law both in California and New York, focuses his practice on business litigation with an emphasis on shareholder disputes. He is regarded as a seasoned advocate, well known for his ability to devise creative solutions to complex legal problems.

Mr. Heller has been practicing law since 1973, the majority of those years spent in Los Angeles. He began his career with a prominent New York law firm. There, he developed a broad base in real estate law representing, among others, large real estate developers. He also handled corporate and litigation matters. He spent six years practicing law in New York City before moving to Los Angeles in 1979.

In addition to his litigation activities, Mr. Heller was outside General Counsel to In-Three, Inc., until it was recently sold and moved to another jurisdiction. In-Three converts 2D motion pictures into realistic and engrossing 3D motion pictures.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Heller received both his B.A. and his Juris Doctor degrees from Boston University. He was admitted to the bar in New York in 1973 and in California in 1978.

He is admitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Ninth and Federal (Washington D.C.) Circuits; the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; and the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California. Mr. Heller has also been admitted to practice on a pro hac vice basis in Minnesota, Colorado and Washington, D.C.

Mr. Heller is a current or past member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association-Litigation Section, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Association of Real Estate Attorneys, Financial Lawyers Conference, American Bar Association and the State Bar of California.

Mr. Heller has served as a Judge ProTem of the Los Angeles Superior Court and is an active member of the community. Currently, he serves as the Vice-Chair on the Board of Directors of the Dubnoff Center for Child Development.

Mr. Heller is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, the peer review designation conferred on attorneys who have achieved the highest rating for professional excellence and ethical standards.

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