Robert W. Turken
Bob has represented numerous clients in multidistrict class actions, and has served as lead counsel in opt-out actions related to price fixing, conspiracy claims, monopolies, and predatory pricing claims. His experience has ranged from primary counsel in precedent-setting antitrust and national class actions suits to special litigation counsel in some of the largest bankruptcy cases in the country to designated federal appellate counsel and to advisory counsel to the FDIC.
Bob is consistently recognized by legal publications including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Benchmark Litigation. He has also spoken at conferences on the topics of Corporate Governance and Accounting Irregularities.
When Dana and I started our Program, we hoped it would encourage students simply to develop into nicer, more caring and compassionate young people. To our family's delight, it has become one of the most successful behavioral transformation and anti-bullying programs in the country.
In 2016, Bilzin Sumberg was selected as one of only five law firms nationally, as a finalist for the National Law Journal's Elite Trial Lawyers in the Antitrust category.
“One thing I love about what I do is that I am always learning. I always look forward to opportunities to grow.”
EducationDuke University, J.D., 1980Duke University, B.A., 1977
InvolvementJennifer Beth Turken Heart Award ProgramCo-Founder, 2008 - Present
Court AdmissionsU.S. District Court, Northern District of FloridaU.S. District Court, Southern District of FloridaU.S. District Court, Middle District of FloridaU.S. Court of Appeals, First CircuitU.S. Court of Appeals, Second CircuitU.S. Court of Appeals, Third CircuitU.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth CircuitU.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Securities Law, 2010 - 2016; Commercial Litigation, 2010 - present
Band 1, Chambers USA, Antitrust, 2013 - present
Florida Super Lawyers, Top 100 in Miami, 2010 - 2011
Chambers USA, Litigation, 2007 - 2010
Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, 2009 - present
Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers finalist - Complex/Business Litigation, 2016
Florida Trend's Legal Elite, 2005 - 2012
Florida Super Lawyers, 2007 - present
AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
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