Attorneys Robert R. Lucic

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Bob serves on the firm’s Management Committee, as Chair of the Litigation Department. He has over 25 years of extensive complex commercial litigation experience throughout the United States including administrative agency proceedings, arbitrations, jury trials and appellate practice involving both multi-national corporations and small businesses. Bob serves a wide range of manufacturing clients, including aerospace, defense and high tech companies as well as municipal governments. He regularly counsels clients on antitrust compliance issues. Bob’s practice focus also includes environmental litigation and arbitration; patent, trademark, trade secret disputes; stockholder and partnership disputes; and investor disputes. He also provides strategic counseling to industrial clients and small businesses.

Bob is the firm’s liaison with Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. He is an active member of their Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, and Antitrust, Competition and Trade Practice Groups and is the Chair for the North American Environmental Practice Group. Bob joined the firm in 1991 after practicing in New York City. He also speaks German and French.

Key Cases

  • Represents municipalities regarding compliance with the Clean Water Act.
  • Represents MS4 communities regarding stormwater issues.
  • Represents industrial clients in CERCLA proceedings in New York and New England.
  • Won multi-million dollar arbitration involving failure of remedy at Superfund Site.
  • Successfully served as mediator in allocation of CERCLA liability at complex multi-party Superfund Site.
  • Represents electronic component manufacturer in patent litigation.
  • Represents manufacturer in patent case testing Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank.
  • Successfully represented a trademark holder in obtaining an injunction against an Internet Web site violating its trademark.
  • Favorably settled a trade secret and unfair competition action on behalf of natural gas industry clients.
  • Successfully represented a major franchise organization on appeal in a joint venture dispute.

Admissions

  • State of New Hampshire
  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • First Circuit
  • Second Circuit
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeal
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - D.C. Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • Chair, Lex Mundi North American Environmental Practice Group
  • President, Squam Lakes Association
  • Dartmouth College Alumni Association
  • University of Chicago Law School Alumni Associations
  • Dartmouth College Club in New York City
  • Boston Athenaeum
  • Yale Club of New York City

Awards

  • Chambers USA, Environmental
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation
  • New England Super Lawyer®, Environmental Litigation