Kelley Drye

Attorneys & Professionals 

Robert E. Crotty

Partner Email vCard
New York
Phone: (212) 808-7847
Fax: (212) 808-7897

Robert Crotty is a partner in the firm’s New York office. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, trials, arbitrations and appeals.

Representative Experience

Obtained an acquittal for a corporate client in a criminal antitrust trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Obtained a defense jury verdict of $1 in a nominal damages against a client in a sexual harassment case.

Represented a major chemical company in obtaining payment of $32 million from the Connecticut Guaranty Association, the full face value of the six insurance policies involved.

Obtained a defense jury verdict in favor of a large New York City hospital in an employee benefit case.

Achieved a favorable settlement of an action for securities fraud brought by a client, a Fortune 500 company, against a major European bank and a New York investment bank.

Obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict for a major chemical company on a Ship Builder's Risk policy issued by Lloyd's of London.

Obtained a defense jury verdict on behalf of a major New York City financial institution in a 10b-5 action.

Obtained a defense jury verdict in a toxic tort case against a major chemical company.

Successfully defended at trial a major New York City hospital and two of its doctors in a libel suit.

Obtained summary judgment in favor of a Fortune 500 media company in a case involving claims of wrongful discharge and denial of employee benefits.

Represented a major chemical company along with a patent law firm on antitrust and fraud on the patent office issues.

Memberships & Associations

New York State Bar Association
Bar Association of the City of New York, Judiciary Committee, 1992-1995
Arequipa, Peru Bar Association, honorary member

Professional Activities

Advisory Committee of the Faculty of Law, Catholic University of San Pablo, Arequipa, Peru, member

Community Activities

New York Lawyer for the Public Interest, director
The Guild of Catholic Lawyers, president

Honors & Awards

Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the Litigation - Trusts & Estates area, 2015.

Listed in New York "Super Lawyers," 2006-2012.

Print PDF
Publications
All

February 8, 2012

50 Writing Tips for Commercial Lawyers

The Practical Lawyer (ALI-ABA)

Events
All

September 21, 2012

Drafting Arbitration Clauses: Strategies to Maximize Efficiency and Avoid Court Challenges

NJCCA’s 10th Annual Full Day CLE Conference