LAW AND SPORTS
Robert J. Kheel was a partner in the litigation department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
He specializes in complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on labor and sports law. He represents clients on matters that include employment discrimination and raiding cases, NLRB proceedings, arbitration and accountant’s liability litigation, and Major League Baseball-related transactions and issues.
Kheel is a member of the bar associations of New York State, the District of Columbia, and New York City. He is president of Cooperative 173-175 Tenants Corp. and a trustee of the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine.
He 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.
Kheel received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1969, an M.S. from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1966, and a B.A. from Cornell University in 1965.