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Robert LoBue is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation department. He previously served as Co-Chair and Managing Partner of the Firm. His practice includes both a first-seat role in many of the Firm’s most significant complex business disputes, as well as a long-time focus on intellectual property and First Amendment litigation and counseling. Mr. LoBue has argued numerous appeals in various federal and state courts and regularly represents major print and electronic media entities in court. 


Mr. LoBue is co-author of the Media Law Resource Center’s 50-State Survey of Media Privacy and Related Law and of articles on media issues and federal procedure. His extensive trial and appellate experience has earned him recognition in industry publications such as Chambers USA and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC’s Benchmark Litigation. He is the recipient of the Thurgood Marshall Award conferred by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York for his pro bono service in a death penalty case. 


Mr. LoBue formerly served as the Firm’s Co-General Counsel and on bar association ethics committees. At the request of retired federal judges, human rights organizations, and the American Bar Association, he has filed several amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Courts of Appeal on human rights issues. 


Mr. LoBue graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School in 1978. 



Updated Sep 2021