SERVICES

INDUSTRIES

ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Foundation
  • American College of Trial Lawyers

EDUCATION

  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD
  • Pennsylvania State University, MA
  • King's College, BA
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Robert J. Higgins

Senior Counsel

Washington, DC v. +1.202.420.2272 f. +1.202.420.2201

Robert Higgins focuses his nationwide practice on securities, insurance, and general business litigation. With more than 35 years of experience, he has tried more than 100 jury trials.

Mr. Higgins began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable William B. Jones, former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and then spent four years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Higgins is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.


COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS

In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Higgins is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. For more than 30 years, he has been active serving the Judges of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and from 1974 to 2008, he was a member of the Advisory Committee on Rules, which acts as counsel to the District Court in connection with the drafting and passage of all local court rules.


RECOGNITIONS

  • 2012–2017, listed in Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012–2017, listed in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers
  • 2011–2015, listed in Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys
  • 2012,  listed in Chambers USA


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