Robert J. Basil

Robert Basil is the founding member of The Basil Law Group, and has been a licensed attorney since 1988. He has been practicing in New York City since 2003. He is a graduate of Rutgers Law School, and holds an LLM in Corporate Law from New York University School of Law, as well as a M.B.A. in Business Management from Fordham Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Basil is an accomplished litigator with more than 25 years of litigation experience. He has represented individuals and companies in a variety of cases. His primary practice area encompasses commercial litigation and counseling across a broad spectrum of industries, including banking, manufacturing, personal services, fashion, real estate and retail. Whether the case is large or small, Mr. Basil is committed to providing the highest quality legal services in a cost effective manner.

Mr. Basil’s practice covers all facets of litigation, including trials and appeals from state and federal courts, and arbitration, in cases involving:

  • RICO
  • Commercial contracts
  • Restrictive covenants
  • The Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act
  • Fraudulent conveyances
  • Piercing the corporate veil
  • D&O issues
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Bankruptcy
  • Indemnification issues
  • Real estate
  • Intellectual property
  • Government regulations

In addition to litigation, a key component of Mr. Basil’s practice is providing general counsel services on a wide range of business issues. He also manages litigation domestically and worldwide. As general counsel, Mr. Basil provides the following services:

  • Conducting investigations when unlawful or unethical conduct has been alleged
  • Drafting corporate documents, including commercial and employment contracts
  • Advising clients on federal, state and municipal regulations
  • Counseling on labor and employment-related issues including compliance with state and federal employment and wage and hour laws

Experience

Company Name Position Location Dates Company Details
The Basil Law Group Director New York,  NY 2005 – Present AV Rated (Formerly Collier & Basil, P.C.)
ICC Industries, Inc. Director of Litigation New York, NY 2014 – Present Manages and litigates commercial matters domestically and worldwide.
Artifect General Counsel New York, NY 2014 – Present Concentrates in providing a wide variety of services to the fashion and retail industries.
Pharmaceutical Formulations, Inc. Acting General Counsel Edison, NJ 2003 – 2007 Publicly traded manufacturer of generic drugs.
Softmart General Counsel & Executive Vice President Downington, PA 2000 Reseller and licensing agent for commercial software packages.
Rycoline Products LLC (subsidiary of Sun Chemical Company) Outside General Counsel Chicago, IL 1998 – 2003 Manufacturer of specialty chemicals for printing industry.

Education

Fordham Graduate School of Business
M.B.A., Business Management, 2004
W. Edwards Deming Scholar and Lecturer

New York University School of Law
LLM, Corporate Law, 1993
Focus on corporate law, structure and strategies

Rutgers Law School
J.D. Cum Laude, 1988
Member, Rutgers Law Journal

Rutgers University – Camden
B.A in Economics, 1973
Focus on economic and statistical theories

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Contact

32 East 31st Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10016
831-536-1075 (fax)
917-512-3066 (text)