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Robert H. Baron

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

New York, NY, USA


Robert H. Baron
Partner, Litigation

Robert H. Baron is a partner in Cravath’s Litigation Department and serves as the department’s Managing Partner. He has handled major commercial cases brought as individual and class actions in the Federal and state courts, including the representation of major domestic and foreign issuers and financial institutions in litigation related to securities offerings and trading, complex structured financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Education

J.D. Harvard Law School, 1981, cum laude
A.B. Princeton University, 1978, cum laude

Professional Recognition

Benchmark Litigation

  • Securities Star - National (2008-2012)
  • Local Litigation Star - New York (2009, 2008)
  • Local Litigation Star: Commercial - New York (2012, 2011, 2010)
  • Local Litigation Star: Securities - New York (2012, 2011, 2010)
Best Lawyers in America

  • Commercial Litigation (2009- 2012)
  • Litigation: Antitrust (2012, 2011)
  • Litigation: Mergers & Acquisitions (2012, 2011)
  • Litigation: Securities (2012, 2011)
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

  • Litigation: General Commercial - New York (2007-2012)
  • Securities Litigation - National (2012, 2011, 2010, 2007)
  • Securities Litigation - New York (2006-2012)
Lawdragon

  • 100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation (2008)
  • 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2007-2011)
The Legal 500 US

  • Financial Services: Litigation (2012)
  • Leading Trial Lawyers (2012)
  • Litigation: Appellate (2012, 2011)
  • M&A Litigation (2012)
  • Securities: Shareholder Litigation (2012, 2010, 2009, 2008)
  • Trade Secrets (2009)
PLC Which Lawyer?

  • Dispute Resolution - New York (2011, 2010, 2008)
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