Bob Loeb is a partner in Orrick's Supreme Court and
Appellate Litigation practice, specializing in high stakes and complex cases. He has briefed hundreds of cases and has personally argued more than 180 appeals,
including appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court, every federal circuit and numerous
His breadth and depth of appellate experience and track record of success in high-stakes matters are why clients,
including top financial institutions and tech and energy companies, trust Bob
with their most important cases.
In 2018, Bob argued to the U.S. Supreme Court
in Byrd v. US, regarding the application of
the Fourth Amendment to rental cars, and won a 9-0 victory. In July 2018, Bob also won a Second Circuit appeal on an important, multi-million case regarding email phishing. In January, Bob is arguing multiple-billion dollar cases for a leading financial institution in New York’s highest court. Currently, he is lead counsel in several $100+ million appeals in federal and state appellate courts. Bob is also a leader on fintech issues, regularly advising fintech
lending platforms, banks and investors.
Before joining Orrick, Bob served as one of the leaders of an elite appellate group at the Department of Justice. There, in addition to major national security, commercial and administrative law, Bob supervised bankruptcy appeals. At Orrick, Bob has continued to handle big
ticket cases bankruptcy matters, such as a billion-dollar dispute over whether
DHL’s claim was discharged by United’s bankruptcy, appeals from the City of Stockton
bankruptcy confirmation, and a Ninth Circuit involving the interplay of the
Takings Clause and bankruptcy law.
Bob’s current and recent work includes matters for Credit
Suisse, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, Eni, Lending Club, Deloitte, EY, Gannett, Jefferies, Scoggins
Group, Medidata, Intel, and City of Stockton.