Robert Chaskes

Akerman LLP

Robert I. Chaskes is an esteemed trial lawyer with more than 35 years of experience in a wide range of complex commercial litigation, including jury and bench trials in state and federal courts across the United States.

Among other matters, Mr. Chaskes has defended numerous class actions and has tried cases involving securities fraud claims, trademark disputes, trade secrets, non-compete and other restrictive covenants, insurance coverage disputes, lender-liability claims, and shareholder disputes.

Mr. Chaskes has substantial experience in a number of business sectors, including banking and financial institutions, leisure and hospitality, healthcare, computer and internet technology, real estate, and aviation.

Prior to joining Akerman, Mr. Chaskes was Senior Counsel for Complex Litigation at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, where he represented the FDIC and RTC in actions that recovered more than $1 billion from various parties involved in the collapse of the junk bond markets. He now serves as co-chair of Akerman’s Distressed Property Practice, which represents lenders in commercial foreclosures, loan workouts, and related matters.

Education :

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1981
  • B.A., Michigan State University, 1978, with high honors

Bar Admissions : District of Columbia; Florida; Maryland

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Affiliations :

  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • The Maryland Bar, Member
  • The District of Columbia Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation/Resolution Trust Corporation, Senior Counsel for Complex Litigation, 1990-1996


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