Top Cravath litigator Robert Joffe dies at 66

January 29, 2010 Robert Joffe of Cravath, Swaine and Moore, presiding partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore from 1999 to 2006, died Thursday from cancer at 66.

Joffe graduated from Harvard Law school and spent 42 years at Cravath. A prominent litigator and advisor to corporate boards, he was an important figure in the New York bar, highly regarded for his skills, integrity and public service. At Cravath, he made his mark representing Time Inc., one of the firm's signature clients, in aspects of its merger with Warner Brothers, and later in its ill-fated merger with AOL.


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