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Ludwig & Robinson, founded in 1992, consists of lawyers with diverse experience acquired at major law firms. The firm represents clients in litigation and counseling throughout the United States and the world, and is affiliated with a leading German law firm.

Whether as local, national or international counsel, we provide a range of services in a manner that is insightful, responsive and cost-effective. Our clients include multinational corporations, insurers, banks and financial institutions, air carriers, not-for-profit organizations, technology start-ups, universities, foreign entities and nationals, and other individuals.

Applying insights gained in decades of trial and appellate litigation, including novel and complex cases, the firm has an exceptional record of serving its client’s interests while obtaining often precedent-setting results.

Recent Developments

June 7, 2018: L&R obtains precedent-setting D.C. Court of Appeals unanimous decision clarifying D.C. law and reinstituting fraud and conspiracy claims

June 5, 2018: L&R defends foreign university’s trademark use in foreign commerce in TTAB proceeding, seeking cross-cancellation of domestic university’s trademarks

Apr. 25, 2018: Law360 publishes Robert Ludwig’s article, The Historic Legal Blunder that Enabled Our Gun Epidemic

Dec. 2017: Sal Scanio’s article, Interbank Liability for Fraudulent Transfers via SWIFT: Banco del Austro, S.A. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., is published at 36 Banking & Fin. Services Pol’y Rep. 8 (Dec. 2017)

Sept. 22, 2017: Law360 publishes Robert Ludwig’s article, The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: ‘Bedlam’ Redux

Aug. 24, 2017: Law360 publishes Robert Ludwig¹s article, Heller Sequels And 2nd Amendment, Still Undecided: Part 3

Aug. 18, 2017: Law360 article on Pa. case in which L&R was lead counsel for Hanover Ins. Co., Insurer, Accountant Settle Suit Over Botched Grant Oversight (Law360 Aug. 18, 2017)

Aug. 3, 2017: Law360 publishes Robert Ludwig¹s article, Heller Sequels And 2nd Amendment, Still Undecided: Part 2

Jul. 20, 2017: Law360 publishes Robert Ludwig’s article, Heller Sequels And 2nd Amendment, Still Undecided: Part 1

May 25, 2017: Pa. court denies auditor’s second motion for summary judgment, resolving significant issue in favor of L&R insurance client.

Apr. 6, 2017: Sal Scanio presented at a webinar: Cybercrime: Maximizing Opportunities and Minimizing Threats for Financial Institutions

Jan. 17, 2017: L&R’s insurance client prevails on cross-motions for summary judgment against audit firm, clarifying Pa. discovery rule.

Jan. 10, 2017: Sal Scanio joins Law and Regulation Coordination Work Group of Federal Reserve Task Force

Nov. 3, 2016: L&R client American Univ. of Kuwait prevails on American Univ.’s summary judgment motion in TTAB trademark proceeding

Sept. 23, 2016: L&R obtain orders of civil contempt in D.C. Superior Court for post-judgment discovery non-compliance

Aug. 9, 2016: L&R obtains D.C. Superior Court order for writs of attachment of publicly traded securities in post-judgment proceeding

May 20, 2016: Sal Scanio quoted in Reuters article, Cyber thieves exploit banks’ faith in SWIFT transfer network.

Mar. 15, 2016: L&R cert. petition in Odhiambo v. Rep. of Kenya added to watch list for acceptance by Supreme Court by

Mar. 15, 2016: Law360 publishes Robert Ludwig’s article, Court Nominee, Guns, and Constitutional Illiteracy

Mar. 4, 2016: Sal Scanio joins Information Sharing for Mitigation of Payment Risk and Fraud Work Group of Federal Reserve Task Force

Feb. 24, 2016: L&R secures favorable early settlement for insurance client against Big-4 audit firm in ongoing Pa. litigation

Jan. 11, 2016: Law360 publishes Robert Ludwig's article, 2nd Amendment Still Undecided, Hiding in Plain View

Jan. 6, 2016: TTAB allows counterclaim of L&R client American Univ. of Kuwait in trademark cancellation case against American Univ.

Nov. 4, 2015: Robert Ludwig co-chairs Fidelity Law Association annual conference

Nov. 4, 2015: Sal Scanio presents article at FLA conference, Payment Card Fraud, Data Breaches, and Emerging Technologies, XXI Fidelity L.J. 59 (2015)

Oct. 5, 2015: Supreme Court asks Solicitor General’s views on L&R petition for Kenyan client raising long-hidden meaning at heart of FSIA