Founder of The Pearl Law Firm, P.A.
Robert J. (“Bob”) Pearl has been practicing law for over 40 years, mostly in the field of securities and business litigation and arbitration. He is a 1968 graduate of the University of Rochester and a 1973 graduate of St. John’s University School of law. He was admitted to practice law in New York State in 1974 and in the State of Florida in 1978. Bob began practicing law in the litigation department of Martin, Dutcher, Cooke, Mousaw & Vigdor (later Mousaw, Vigdor, Reeves, Heilbronner & Kroll) in Rochester, New York in 1974 and was admitted to the partnership in that firm in 1977. He later became Chair of that firm’s litigation department, focusing his practice on business litigation (including securities litigation), business law, products liability defense and sports and entertainment law and litigation.
In 1990, Mr. Pearl formed the predecessor of The Pearl Law Firm and he has been engaged in private practice with that firm ever since.
Mr. Pearl has served on innumerable professional and charitable boards for decades. He is a former Vice President and Secretary of the New York State Bar Association and has been appointed to several positions of leadership within and outside the organized Bar. He is currently an active member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), which is a national bar association dedicated to the representation of investors in disputes with the securities industry.
Bob is a father of five and grandfather of three and continues to actively serve clients who have been victimized in one way or another by the financial services industry or other large institutions.