Roger Kobert, partner with Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, appointed to executive board of the International Law Section of the Federal Bar Association

Roger Kobert


November 9, 2015:  Roger Kobert, business litigation partner with the law firm of Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the International Law Section of the Federal Bar Association.  Kobert will serve as Treasurer for the organization for a one year term.


The International Law Section provides speaker programs on international legal subjects such as trade, banking and finance, development, investment, claims disputes, natural resources, the environment, and human rights; publishes articles and other publications on international legal subjects; assist peoples in other nations with United States legal talent to further the cause of peace and democracy; and furthers the development and enforcement of human rights principles.


“I look forward to working with this distinguished board of skilled and dedicated attorneys who have come together to support the field of international law,” said Kobert.  He has practiced private and public international law for 25 years and participated in the International Law Sections of the Federal, Florida, and American Bar Associations, including numerous committees and conferences.


Kobert is a senior trial attorney with 27 years’ experience litigating, trying, arbitrating and appealing cases for private and public clients.  He has developed an outstanding reputation in the area of cross-border counseling and advocacy and has appeared as an expert witness on matters of U.S. law in foreign court proceedings.  He has advised foreign governments on matters of U.S. law and sovereign immunity, with an emphasis on jurisdictional contests.


Kobert is AV® Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  He is an active member of the American Bar Association’s International Law Section, and a member of The Florida Bar’s Trial Lawyers and International Law Sections, and has been named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite for the past five years and American Lawyer’s Top Rated Commercial & Business Lawyers list. In addition, he is active in Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the American Jewish Committee, and a past chair of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Corporate Olympics.  Kobert earned his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law.


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