John E. Roberts
John E. Roberts is a partner in the Litigation Department and co-chair of the firm’s Appellate Practice Group. He focuses on complex civil appeals and commercial litigations.
John has twice represented parties during the merits stage at the United States Supreme Court. He was a key member of the Proskauer team that represented Biosig Instruments in the high-profile patent appeal, Nautilus Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc. His advocacy led to a favorable decision by the Supreme Court and ultimately victory on remand before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. John also drafted a successful petition for certiorari in Acosta-Febo v. Franklin Tax-Free Trust and drafted the merits briefs at the Supreme Court in that case. He has also represented parties in federal and state appellate courts across the country.