Robert Dooley was appointed to Co-Chair the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Environmental Law Committee for the 2011 – 2012 term. He received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he was an active participant in Student Government and served as a University Senator his Junior Year. In his final semester at Stony Brook, Robert studied in Bangalore, India and traveled the country studying the Indian Democracy, politics, and legal system. Robert visited ancient cultural landmarks, including Jainist, Buddhist, and Hindu temples.
Robert received his J.D. from Touro Law School, where he was enrolled as a night student. He was awarded the Cali award (the award given by the professor for the student deemed most outstanding in the class) for both Environmental Law and Interviewing, Negotiating, and Counseling. While attending Law School, Robert worked full time as a Law Clerk at a commercial litigation law firm on Long Island where he prepared pleadings, discovery documents, and motions on a broad spectrum of cases.
Robert has been associated with the Law Office of Frederick Eisenbud since 2008, first as a Law Clerk and then as an Associate after being admitted to the New York State Bar in January 2010. Robert provides support for and handles cases pertaining to CERCLA, oil spills and New York’s Navigation Law, Brownfield sites, land use and development, administrative issues and violations, wetlands regulation, floodplain and drainage issues and environmental crimes.
Robert is a member of the Suffolk, Nassau and New York State Bar Associations.
Areas of Practice
- Environmental Law and Litigation
- Environmental Insurance Disputes
- Municipal Litigation
- Criminal Law
- Civil Litigation
Lectures and Publications
- Navigation Law, Environmental Conservation Law and the Relationship with Municipal Codes, Suffolk Lawyer, September, 2012
- Renewable Energy Updates, Suffolk Lawyer, September, 2012
- Local Zoning of Hydrofracking, Suffolk Lawyer, April, 2012
- Navigation Law Update, Suffolk Lawyer, January, 2012
- Sustainable Land Use – An Evolution in Brookhaven, Suffolk Lawyer, July, 2011
- Developments in CERCLA, Nassau Academy of Law Dean's Hour, December 14, 2009 – lecturer with Lilia Factor, Esq.
- Supreme Court Rules on Liability of Manufacturers of Hazardous Substances and when a Defendant is Liable only for a Portion of the Damages Incurred in Pollution Cases, Hauppauge Reporter, June, 2009