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Robert B. Wolinsky

Washington, D.C.

Robert B. Wolinsky

Robert Wolinsky has significant first-chair litigation experience: just within the last year, he successfully represented clients in a three-week jury trial in federal court and a three-week international arbitration proceeding administered by the ICC. His work in the energy sector earned him a spot on Law360's list of the five "energy lawyers under 40 to watch."

Robert practices complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts across the country, as well as in arbitration proceedings. He represents companies in disputes involving a wide range of legal issues, including complex business disputes; engineering and construction disputes; false advertising and unfair competition claims; antitrust and consumer protection claims; patent, trademark, and copyright claims; and other statutory issues. His experience covers a wide range of industries with a focus on clients in the energy and natural resources industry in the United States and around the world.

Representative Experience

Represented contractor in AAA arbitration arising from the construction of a coal-fired power generation facility in Maidsville, West Virginia.

Obtained favorable award for leading aerospace manufacturer in dispute with leading defense contractor regarding sale of guidance technology.

Obtained multimillion-dollar jury verdict for raw material supplier in contract dispute with leading manufacturer of medical imaging technology.

Represented a Brazilian chemical manufacturing company in contract dispute over the sale of chemical manufacturing business under New York law.

Defending the California Independent System Operator against the Imperial Irrigation District's antitrust and state law claims.

Obtained dismissal of complaint by customer for breach of contract and unfair competition against German supplier of raw materials for solar panels.

Represented a medical testing company in a Lanham Act false advertising jury trial in which we successfully challenged literally false claims.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2001
  • A.B., cum laude, Harvard College, 1998


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Court admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland


Top 10 Rising Stars Under 40, Energy Law


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