Robert E. Singleton
Robert Singleton’s practice focuses on litigation matters including commercial litigation and toxic torts. Robert has represented a variety of clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, in federal and state court, in arbitrations and in mediations throughout the United States. Through these representations Robert has gained experience in disputes relating to toxic torts, construction disputes, contractor fraud, intellectual property, product liability, bankruptcy, employment agreements and breach of contract. Additionally, Robert has vast experience working with industrial hygiene professionals and topics relating to industrial hygiene.
Robert is director of eDiscovery and data management for Squire Sanders and a member of the Squire Sanders eDiscovery & Data Management Team. As such, he concentrates his practice on electronic discovery and related issues. Robert acts as the firm’s resource for lawyers and clients on matters involving electronic discovery and the production of electronically stored information. He works with lawyers and clients to manage the collection, review and ultimate production of large electronic document collections in litigation, arbitration and internal investigations in the most cost-efficient and timely manner possible. Robert has presented at continuing legal education courses on electronic discovery and ethical considerations in conducting electronic discovery.
- Representing the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor in a multiparty arbitration involving allegations of fraud, inefficiencies, default and delay relating to the construction of a 790 MW power plant.
- Managing the review and production of more than 1.8 million documents including many documents written in foreign languages.
- Representing a large telecommunications carrier in the Dominican Republic in coordinating the discovery process resulting from motions filed in a Chapter 11 reorganization.
- Participating as a member of the team serving as conflicts counsel to the Enron Unsecured Creditors Committee charged with the investigation of Enron’s structured financing transactions, the results of which generated more than US$2 billion in recoveries for the Enron estate.
- Defending a mining client in a complex breach of contract and contribution action involving personal injuries and environmental concerns.
- Resolving a construction defect dispute involving extensive damage to a Scottsdale, Arizona resort.
Arizona State University, J.D., senior editor, Jurimetrics Journal of Law, Science and Technology, 2002Arizona State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1998