Robin P. Hartmann
Mr. Hartmann has had an extensive and varied trial practice for over 30 years. He has been engaged in complex litigation running the gamut from government investigations to complex business litigation. His practice has involved representation of corporations and individuals faced with a wide spectrum of business and governmental claims.
Joined the Law Firm in: 1971
Areas of Practice
- Antitrust and Competition
- Corporate Governance
- Litigation/Trial Practice
- Securities Class Action Defense and Shareholder Litigation
- White Collar Criminal Defense
Represents companies and boards of directors in internal investigations, corporate governance issues and a variety of white collar crime claims.
Represents major law firm in defending a variety of claims.
Represented the largest hospital bed manufacturer in defending federal monopolization claims.
Represented Vice President Richard B. Cheney in the 2000 Election litigation in Texas; successfully argued the Twelfth Amendment case in the Fifth Circuit which upheld the trial courts dismissal.
Represented an international telecommunications company in a five-year Securities Exchange Commission investigation; the case was closed in 2001 without action, following a Wells Submission.
Lead counsel and argued a landmark mandamus case decided by the Texas Supreme Court whereby over 60,000 claimants were found to lack jurisdiction over a major Australian company. CSR Ltd. v. Link, 925 S.W.2d 591 (Tex. 1996)
Lead counsel In Re Drill Bits Litigation, representing Dresser Industries, the only company in its industry not indicted which also achieved most favorable settlement terms during trial.
Represented a major law firm defending class action securities litigation; case was favorably concluded as a result of pretrial rulings.
- J.D. Washington and Lee University, 1971, magna cum laude; Law Review, Editor in Chief; Order of the Coif
- B.S. in Economics, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, 1964