Commercial and Federal Litigation Section-Robert Holtzman



Robert N. Holtzman is chair of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Holtzman is a partner in Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP in New York, where he represents employers in employment law and executive compensation matters and is co-chair of the firm’s Executive Compensation practice. He counsels employers regarding the full range of legal and business issues that touch upon or concern the employment relationship, including advisory matters and the design and conduct of manager and employee training, and, when disputes arise, represents employers in federal courts, state courts, and arbitration. Mr. Holtzman also advises and represents companies and executives in connection with the design, implementation, drafting and negotiation of executive compensation arrangements, and he regularly represents buyers, sellers and management teams in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and other transactions.

A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Holtzman earned his law degree from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Editor of the Columbia Law Review.