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Robert L. Palmer

Los Angeles Office
Los Angeles Office

One California Plaza
300 South Grand Ave, Suite 2900
Los Angeles, CA 90071
TEL: 213.694.1149 FAX: 213.694.1234

Robert Palmer is a Principal in the Los Angeles office of McKool Smith Hennigan.  Mr. Palmer specializes in complex litigation and trial practice, with special focus on disputes relating to banking and finance, securities, real estate, and the False Claims Act.

Mr. Palmer joined the firm in 1995. Prior to joining the firm, for many years Mr. Palmer was a litigation partner in the Phoenix, Arizona law firm of Osborn Maledon.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Law Clerk to Hon. Harold Leventhal, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1971-1972
  • Assistant Special Prosecutor for Watergate Special Prosecution Force, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973-74
  • President of Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, 1990-92
  • Board of Directors, Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, 1988-1995
  • Board of Directors, Trial Practice Inn of Court of the Los Angeles County Bar Association,1999-2002

Awards & Recognition

  • AV(T) Peer Review Rated
  • Southern California Super Lawyers 2006-2013
  • Notes and Comments Editor, Columbia Law Review