Robert practices in all areas of civil litigation, including governmental law, landlord-tenant law, appellate law, family law and criminal defense. On behalf of the firm, he presently acts as the tenant advocate for the Township of North Bergen. Admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, he joined Chasan Leyner & Lamparello, PC in February 2008. Prior to joining the Firm, Robert represented indigent tenants facing eviction as an intern with South Brooklyn Legal Services.
Approved to mediate solo by New York City’s Safe Horizons Mediation Program, Robert has mediated cases in Manhattan Small Claims Court and the Brooklyn Community Mediation Center. He has also mediated federal employment discrimination cases through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) court.
Prior to practicing law, Robert enjoyed a successful career in professional theater as a publicist, director, and designer in New York.