Edward A. Robertson
After graduating from Hofstra Law School with honors, Ed Robertson was admitted to practice law on April 14, 1977 and is also admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and the U.S. District Courts in the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
Mr. Robertson began his career in criminal law as an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, New York, where he tried 10 murder cases to conclusion. Then he moved on to the Suffolk District Attorney’s office, where he tried high-profile, high-publicity corruption cases.
After leaving public service, he joined Siben & Siben, a large and prominent Suffolk law firm, and engaged in the defense of criminal cases. Thereafter, he became a senior negligence trial lawyer handling all aspects of plaintiff and defendant negligence work with an emphasis on courtroom skills. After a 10-year career in the Siben office, he left to practice law with the firm of Jakubowski, Robertson & Goldsmith. In his current role, he works in a number of legal areas with an emphasis on defending and prosecuting personal injury cases, criminal defense, and real estate.
Mr. Robertson is active in the following organizations:
- Suffolk County Bar Association
- Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
- Nassau/Suffolk Trial Lawyers (an organization primarily consisting of personal injury lawyers)
- Suffolk County Catholic Lawyers Guild (helping plan the annual Red Mass, which has become an institution here in Suffolk County)
- New York State Trial Lawyers
Mr. Robertson has served on the Supreme Court Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association and on the Board of Directors of the Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association. He has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating available for skill and ethics based on the opinions of his peers and the judiciary.
Overall, he brings to this firm a broad and varied range of experience as a litigator with an emphasis as an injury lawyer equally skilled in defending and prosecuting clients in Long Island and throughout Suffolk and Kings Counties in personal injury cases.