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Robert Knight | Elance
 
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Robert Knight

corporate litigator and lobbyist
   United States
  |   Granby, CT

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $110

Experience includes Chief Lobbyist for Indiana's 450 municipalities ( state legislative advocacy); Claim Counsel and Federal Regulatory Affairs Counsel for Aetna Property and Casualty Company (overseeing the work of 200 trial lawyers defending 18,000 lawsuits); General Counsel of public aerospace technology development company ( patent and securities class action litigation, SEC investigation, capital raises); established litigation precedents in state and federal court systems

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Service Description

Created legislative solution to governmental public safety employee pension cost containment;

Established employment law litigation precedents in state and federal court systems ( Perry vs Hartz Mountain Corporation at 537 F Supp 1387 [first federal decision to apply antitrust statutory public policy as a bar to the discharge of an at will employee]; Elder vs City of Jeffersonville at 329 NE 2d 654 [ created evidentiary template for governmental employer seeking injunctive relief from illegal public safety employee strike]

Negotiated Foreign Military Sales Act contracts with Israeli Ministry of Defense for purchase of robotic equipment used in automated manufacture of Lavi Fighter Jets and Merkava Tanks

Elected Official Municipal Judge for two successive four year terms




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Flight Safety Technologies
General Counsel
2005 - 2008
SEC reporting, SEC investigation, patent litigation, securities class action litigation, investor relations, corporate communications, federal agency contracting, international trade
Aetna Property and Casualty Company
Claim Counsel and Federal Regulatory Affairs Couns
1987 - 1992
national litigation management overseeing the defense of 18,000 lawsuits
Indiana Association of Cities and Towns
General Counsel
1971 - 1977
drafted legislative initiatives, served as spokesperson for elected officials of 450 municipalities in Indiana General Assembly

Education

Indiana University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence
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governmental affairs
international
litigation
communications
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