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Phone: (973) 635-7831

210 Park Ave. Ste. 301

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Robert Bartkus



Current Employer:

McCusker Anselmi Rosen & Carvelli P.C.

Areas of Expertise:

✔ Commercial/Business ✔ Contract Disputes
✔ Family Businesses ✔ Intellectual Property
✔ International ✔ Partnerships
✔ Securities ✔ Shareholder Disputes
✔ Technology ✔ Trade Secrets and Confidentiality Disputes


I have represented parties and served as sole and panel arbitrator in scores of international and domestic arbitrations heard in New York, London, Paris, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Virginia and Illinois. Originator, author and co-editor (1999-present) of leading ALM publications on federal practice in New Jersey and Third Circuit and (2017-present) co-author of New Jersey Arbitration Handbook published by ALM.


Member of the Bars of: United States Supreme Court, Third Circuit, Second Circuit, District Courts in NJ, NY and CA; California (1976, inactive), NY (1977), and NJ (1977).


Swarthmore Open Scholar, NMS Stanford Law School Irving Hellman, Jr. Award




ABA, NJSBA, NYSBA, Cal BA Master, John C. Lifland Inn of Court (IP) District of NJ Historical Society (Vice Chair) NJ Supreme Court Fee Arbitration Committee (chair Dist X); Ethics Committee NJ Bar Association, Chair Federal Practice Committee


BA, Swarthmore College (1968, economics/math, honors); JD, Stanford Law School (1976); Harvard Business School (college junior internship); Columbia University (Summer, Russian)


NJ Federal Civil Procedure (ALM, annual, 1999-current) NJ Arbitration Handbook (ALM, annual, 2017-present) (with Hon. William A. Dreier, PJAD) Inovation Competition: Beyond Telex v. IBM, 28 Stan. L. Rev. 285 (1976) Numerous published articles on federal procedure and international and domestic arbitration, including: Drafting International Arbitration Agreements, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine; Third Circuit Clarifies Arbitration Motion Standard, ABA, Section of Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Points; Reference to Non-Existent Forum Nullifies Arbitration Agreement, ABA, Section of Litigation, ADR Practice Points, March 8, 2018.


Officer, US Navy, 1968-1973 Co-Articles Editor, Stanford Law Review Post Graduate Teaching Fellow, Stanford Law School Member, Board of Trustees, House of the Good Shepherd (CCRC) (2010-present); Community of St. John, Baptist Foundation (Board Member)

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