Bob Micheletto has more than 25 years of experience defending corporations and their officers and directors in securities, shareholder, and derivative litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He also has considerable experience litigating M&A, corporate governance, and general commercial disputes (particularly those involving commercial real estate).
Some of Bob's recent representations include defending federal securities fraud class action lawsuits for Harman International Industries, comScore Inc., International Coal Group, officers of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, and Rio Tinto PLC. In addition, Bob recently represented Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) in 11 shareholder lawsuits in Delaware Chancery Court and one in the North Carolina Business Court (in which he also represented RAI's board of directors) arising out of RAI's acquisition of Lorillard Inc. He also represented RAI and its board of directors in two shareholder lawsuits in the North Carolina Business Court arising out of the acquisition of RAI by British American Tobacco. Bob also recently represented certain officers and directors of AbbVie, Inc. and Abbot Laboratories in a consolidated shareholder derivative action pending in Delaware Chancery Court.
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- John Marshall Law School (J.D. with distinction 1988); DePaul University (B.S. in Business Administration 1985)
- Illinois and New York
- 2013 BTI Consulting Group's "Client Service All-Star"