Robert Kheel

Lecturer in Law

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Email: rkheel@law.columbia.edu
Robert J. Kheel was a partner in the Litigation Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York. Mr. Kheel specializes in complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on labor and sports law. He represents clients on matters including employment discrimination and raiding cases, NLRB proceedings, arbitration and accountant’s liability litigation, and Major League Baseball related transactions and issues.

Mr. Kheel is a member of the New York State, District of Columbia, and American Bar Associations and the Association of the City of New York. He is President of Cooperative 173-175 Tenants Corp. at 175 Riverside Drive and a Trustee of Howard and Georgeanna Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine.

Mr. Kheel has authored New York Amended Attachment Statute "A Prejudgment Remedy in Need of Further Revision," Brooklyn Law Review, Winter 1978, and has co-authored “The Port Authority 1962 Covenants A Bar to Mass Transportation,” Rutgers Law Review, Fall 1973.

Mr. Kheel is admitted to the Bars of New York State, Florida, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Mr. Kheel received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1969, an M.S. in Public Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1966, and a B.A. from Cornell University in 1965.