Robert Dumas is a staff attorney at Cohen Milstein and a member of the Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice, although he frequently assists the Antitrust practice. He is engaged in document discovery and review and in preparing attorneys for witness depositions. Since joining the firm in 2014, Robert has worked on some of the most important mortgage-backed securities (MBS) litigations to emerge from the financial crisis.
Prior to joining the firm, Robert practiced at a leading plaintiffs firm, litigating securities fraud matters, and then later at a smaller plaintiff firm, where he helped litigate the In re IPO Securities Litigation in which investors accused the leading investment banks of rigging IPOs during the 1990s tech bubble. After nearly a decade of legal wrangling, a $586 million settlement was reached. Earlier, he practiced at a leading intellectual property and trademark law firm where he defended trademark matters for an international clothing manufacturer.
During law school, Robert served as an editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy.