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Robert B. Acker is an associate in the firm's Construction Litigation practice group. Robert’s practice involves defense litigation related to complex torts, New York State Labor Law, construction defect, premises, products and transportation liability. Robert represents property owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, sub-contractors, municipal entities and small business owners in high exposure cases. He is experienced in all facets of litigation including pre-litigation risk management, investigation, pleadings, discovery, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution and trial.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Construction Litigation
  • Complex Tort
  • General Liability Defense

Practice Areas


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • J.D., Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University  
  • M.A., Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California
  • B.A., University of Rochester, cum laude

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
  • Member, New York City Bar Association, Tort Litigation Committee