Robert E. Haimes
Robert E. Haimes is an experienced commercial litigator who has litigated dozens of cases ranging from commercial disputes to nationwide class actions, primarily in the areas of antitrust and consumer protection. Mr. Haimes has represented plaintiffs, defendants, and third-parties in class actions and individual cases before state and federal courts across the country and in arbitration proceedings.
Mr. Haimes is currently involved in the firm’s representation of plaintiffs alleging antitrust violations in In re: Interior Molded Doors Antitrust Litigation, Lead Civil Action No. 3:18-cv-00718-JAG (E.D. Va.), an end-payer plaintiff in class action litigation involving an alleged conspiracy among generic drug manufacturers to reduce competition and fix prices for generic drugs (In re Generic Drugs Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2724, 16-MD-2724 (E.D. Pa.)), and several Pennsylvania counties and municipalities that are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors for the harm caused by the opioid crisis. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Haimes was an associate with Ballard Spahr LLP.
Throughout his career, Mr. Haimes has handled a variety of pro bono matters, including prisoner civil rights and landlord-tenant disputes. Mr. Haimes led his former law firm’s participation in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Prisoner Civil Rights Panel, and he received a pro bono award for his work on a prisoner civil rights case.
Mr. Haimes is an adjunct professor of law at Widener University Delaware Law School teaching Advanced Civil Procedure.
Before law school, Mr. Haimes worked in national security, including in the area of nuclear counterterrorism. He has mentored students at the University of Virginia, Constitution High School, and Philadelphia Futures. He is on the board of Friends of Schuylkill River Park.