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Robert P. Stein Joins Pashman Stein, P.C.


The firm has announced that Robert P. Stein, former general counsel to the Duferco Group of companies, has joined the firm as special counsel. Stein will handle complex litigation with a focus on international arbitration and legal issues affecting multinational corporations.

Stein joins Pashman Stein from the Duferco Group, where he was general counsel. He joined The Duferco Group, an international company headquartered in Lugano, Switzerland, in 2005. The company is engaged in the worldwide trading and distribution of steel products with revenues in excess of $8 billion and is the largest privately held steel trading company in the world. As general counsel to the Duferco Group, Stein was responsible for all substantial corporate legal matters, including litigation, international arbitration matters, as well as complex mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Prior to joining the Duferco Group, Stein was a senior partner at Camhy, Karlinsky & Stein, a prominent New York City law firm that merged with Greenberg Traurig LLP in 2000, where he was a litigation shareholder until October 2005. As a trial lawyer, Stein has represented diverse companies and substantial individuals and has tried an array of cases to successful conclusion in both the federal and state courts, as well as before international arbitration tribunals.

Stein received his J.D. from the New York University School of Law and his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College. He is admitted to practice in New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Ninth Circuits and the United States Supreme Court.

“We are thrilled that Robert has decided to join the firm. His experience as a GC for a multinational will offer us a unique and valuable perspective, and his substantial commercial trial experience will complement our already deep bench of top shelf litigators,” said co-founder and Litigation practice co-chair Michael Stein.

Our firm is proud of the results it has achieved for clients, some of which are noted here.  Of course, each legal matter is unique on many levels, and past successes are not a guarantee of results in any other pending or future matters.

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