Robert J. Katzenstein
Firm: Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins LLP
Address: 1000 West Street, Suite 1501
Wilmington, DE 19801
Membership: Associations•American Arbitration Association; Member, Panel of Commercial Arbitrators •Delaware State Bar Association; Co-chair, Committee on Judicial Appointments; Member, Corporation Law Section, Litigation Section •American College of Cover
University: Yale College, B.A., cum laude, 1973, University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1976
Admitted: 1976, Delaware; United States District Court for the District of Delaware; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Biography: As a litigator before the Court of Chancery, Bob has handled contests involving the control of corporations and partnerships, stockholder derivative actions, stock list cases and contract cases. His Superior Court experience includes representing clients in commercial cases and in insurance coverage and liability cases. A member of the panel of commercial arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, Bob has extensive experience as an arbitrator and mediator. Bob has represented insurers in several high profile coverage cases, including claims arising from the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks and from Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, and cases involving toxic waste, asbestos, product liability and professional liability claims. Bob began his career as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where he handled civil and criminal cases for several consumer protection agencies. Bob holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, has been named to the Delaware Super Lawyer list (2007-2016) and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2007-2016.