Robert C. Malaby
Bob Malaby is that rare trial attorney who sees beyond the case in hand and understands the larger business and personal challenges that underlie any litigation. As an experienced trial attorney, Bob understands the best way to avoid trials is by being prepared to try the case to verdict.
This approach has served Bob well as trial counsel for many Fortune 500 companies with high-profile litigation trial exposure, limiting their trial risk through skillful negotiation of complex settlements. He has long been in the forefront of the asbestos litigation and remains one of the defense leaders in the New York Asbestos Litigation.
- New York State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
Appointed to the New York City Asbestos Litigation Case Management Order Committee.
Serves as Defense Liaison for the New York City Asbestos Litigation.
Led successful effort in Appellate Court to establish requisite scientific method to establish causation under New York Law.
Served as member of Defendants' Federal Steering Committee in Multi-District Litigation 875.
Represented international airline executive in relation to several domestic and international investigations involving alleged multi-billion dollar pricing and capacity collusion; closed without prosecution.
Represented a major chemical manufacturer executive in global antitrust investigations and related class action litigations; closed without prosecution.
Frequent lecturer at Defense Resource Institute (DRI), Harris Martin and Perrins Conferences.
Trial attorney and lead negotiator for numerous Fortune 500 companies and executives facing serious risks from mass torts and criminal prosecutions.
- Bob co-authored “Environmental Claims,” included in the three-volume treatise Commercial Litigation in New York Courts, published by West Publishing
- Bob co-authored as “Environmental Assessment Questionnaire,” published in Corporate Counsel’s Quarterly, which is intended to assist in-house lawyers and corporate litigation managers to more accurately determine potential environmental liabilities, including asbestos actions.