AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Robert Schulman brings over 45 years of complex commercial litigation experience to the Firm. Prior to joining Fernald & Zaffos, he was a senior litigation partner in the Los Angeles offices of Fulbright & Jaworski, where he served as that Firm’s Chairman of its Accounting Profession Practice Committee and as a member of the Los Angeles offices’ Leadership Council. Previously, he was a litigation partner of other international law firms.
His accomplishments have been recognized by, among other things, his selection by the authoritative The Chambers Guide as one of California’s top 13 commercial litigators, for several years as a “Southern California Super Lawyer,” one of “The Best Lawyers in America,” one of “The Best in the United States” in commercial litigation, and as a recipient of the Martindale-Hubbell “AV-Preeminent” rating, the highest such designation.
Mr. Schulman also has served several terms as an Adjunct Professor of Law at The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, has held public office, and has been General Counsel of several organizations.
His litigation practice focuses on complex commercial cases, with a special emphasis on the representation of Big 4 and other accounting firms, international insurance brokerages, and various manufacturing firms in actions involving very kind of insurance issue, intellectual property, regulatory matter, the music industry, tax and standard of care claims, and a broad variety of other major cases.