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Robert Pecco Baker

Robert Baker’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Oct 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Our petition for cert was granted
    Description:
    The issues on cert are: 1) whether corporations may be liable for human rights violations under the Alien Tort Statute and 2) whether the ATS may apply to conduct on foreign soil
  • Reyes v. Arnold

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    Judgment for $1,800,000
    Description:
    sexual harassment lawsuit by two employees against film producer. Two judgments totalled over $1,800,000
  • Tishman v. SMBH

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1996
    Outcome:
    won appeal
    Description:
    Ninth Circuit Appeal of Bankruptcy Court establishing that fees of construction manager are wages entitled to preference in bankruptcy
  • California Engineering Co. v. Contracting Party

    Practice Area:
    Arbitration
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2004
    Outcome:
    Client awarded 3.5M
    Description:
    Arbitration and related federal case involving numerous claims arising from business relationship all but 3 were settled. Those 3 were arbitrated and Plaintiff recovered $3.5M arbitration award.
  • Law Partner v. Law Partner

    Practice Area:
    Arbitration
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2004
    Outcome:
    Arbitration award in favor of Client and against his partner; fees and costs awarded to client
    Description:
    2 lawyers dissolved partnership. One filed suit seeking 3 million in dissolution. I successfully compelled arbitration on behalf of the other lawyer and defeated every claim.