Robertson D. Beckerlegge

Partner

New York
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Overview

Robb Beckerlegge works on general complex commercial litigation, as well as intellectual property litigation from a brand protection and anticounterfeiting perspective. Robb is committed to his clients and strives to assist them in every possible way. He is respected not only by those he serves but also by opposing counsel for his diligence and dedication to clients and their cases.

Robb is the co-coordinator for unassigned associates in BakerHostetler's New York office, providing BakerHostetler’s younger attorneys with mentorship and training.

Select Experience

  • Responsible for daily litigation and investigatory needs of a Securities and Exchange Commission and Connecticut district court-appointed receiver in a Ponzi scheme. Involved in all aspects of the engagement as counsel to the receiver and maintains an active docket for recovery of money; participates in active settlement discussions, research and analysis; and assists in appellate litigation.
  • Currently a member of the BakerHostetler team assisting the SIPA trustee with the investigation and liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Part of a team taking action against third-party infringers in the seizure of counterfeit goods. In addition to taking action against individuals, such as landlords who have knowledge of illegal activity but do not appropriately remedy the situation, works with cooperating landlords to sue tenants who engage in counterfeiting. Regularly appears before federal judges and law enforcement to advance the protection of his clients' trademarks.
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Experience

  • Responsible for daily litigation and investigatory needs of a Securities and Exchange Commission and Connecticut district court-appointed receiver in a Ponzi scheme. Involved in all aspects of the engagement as counsel to the receiver and maintains an active docket for recovery of money; participates in active settlement discussions, research and analysis; and assists in appellate litigation.
  • Currently a member of the BakerHostetler team assisting the SIPA trustee with the investigation and liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Part of a team taking action against third-party infringers in the seizure of counterfeit goods. In addition to taking action against individuals, such as landlords who have knowledge of illegal activity but do not appropriately remedy the situation, works with cooperating landlords to sue tenants who engage in counterfeiting. Regularly appears before federal judges and law enforcement to advance the protection of his clients' trademarks.
  • Served on a team that represented a large telecommunications provider in a false advertising dispute with competitors. Was involved in all aspects of the investigation and litigation. Maintained dockets and drafted and researched information in developing a mock jury consultation and presentation to be used in case preparation. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition: Chair, Internet sub-committee on search engines

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York office Mentor Committee: Member (Former Co-Chair 2011 to 2012)

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Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2001
  • New York, 2001
  • Massachusetts, 2001

Education

  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 2000, Student Editor-in-Chief, New York Litigator
  • B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 1997