Robert M. Heller
Mr. Heller has been admitted to practice law both in California and New York. Robert M. Heller, a Professional Law Corporation, focuses on business litigation, with an emphasis on shareholder disputes. Mr. Heller is regarded as a seasoned and savvy advocate, well known for his ability to devise creative solutions to complex legal problems.
Mr. Heller has been practicing law since the 1970’s, the majority of those years spent in Los Angeles. He began his career with a prominent New York law firm. There, he developed a broad base in real estate law representing, among others, large real estate developers. He also handled corporate and litigation matters. He spent several years practicing law in New York City before moving to Los Angeles in 1979.
In addition to his litigation activities, Mr. Heller was, until recently, outside General Counsel to In-Three, Inc., a company that converted ordinary 2D motion pictures into fully realistic and engrossing 3D motion pictures.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Heller received both his B.A. and his Juris Doctor degrees from Boston University. He is admitted to the New York bar and the California bar.
He is admitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Ninth and Federal (Washington D.C.) Circuits; the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; and the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California. Mr. Heller has also been admitted to practice on a pro hac vice basis in Minnesota, Colorado and Washington, D.C.
Mr. Heller is a current or past member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association-Litigation Section, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Association of Real Estate Attorneys, Financial Lawyers Conference, American Bar Association and the State Bars of New York and California.
Prior to the formation of his current firm, Mr. Heller was a partner in Friedman, Heller & Enriquez, LLP, and Of Counsel to Freeman Freeman and Smiley. Earlier, he was a partner with Tobin and Tobin, California’s oldest law firm.
Mr. Heller has served as a Judge Pro Tem of the Los Angeles Superior Court, has been designated a “Super Lawyer” and is an active member of the community. Until recently, he served on the Board of Directors of the Dubnoff Center for Child Development.