Robert J. McCallum

Rob McCallum is a New York attorney and international lawyer. He built his career with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in New York, London and Tokyo, and remains Of Counsel to Freshfields. Rob also worked for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and served as an Investigator for the United Nations where he handled procurement investigations across the United States, Europe, and Africa. 

An experienced first chair advocate, Rob has been praised by clients, colleagues, and adversaries for his professionalism, creativity, thoughtful analysis, and skilled witness examination. He has been recommended for commercial litigation by the Legal 500 (2019) and recognized as a Rising Star” in business litigation by New York Super Lawyers (2013 – 2017).

Rob holds first-class honors degrees in law from the University of Cambridge, England (LL.M.) and the University of Newcastle, Australia (LL.B.). At Cambridge he was awarded the titles of Scholar of Sidney Sussex College, Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, and Young Australian Achiever of The Queen's Trust.

Rob principally practices New York law but is also admitted in England and Wales and in New South Wales, Australia.

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