Arvin Maskin

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Enterprise Risk & Crisis Management

Heralded by clients as "a legend of the defense bar" and "well-prepared, tenacious and strategic."
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Arvin Maskin partners with clients to help create a framework for threat management that is proactive, predictive, preventive – and less reactive. He helps clients identify, evaluate and avoid foreseeable and unforeseeable global threat scenarios, leveraging our firm’s experience and expertise, including all aspects of crisis management. Domestic and international clients across a wide range of industries rely on Arvin for representation in defense of high-stakes, high-profile mass tort and product liability litigations, and managing high-profile enterprise risks.


  • Described by clients as “a legend of the defense bar,” “well-prepared, tenacious, and strategic,” and “known for his unique ability to see litigation clearly and to convey the unvarnished truth.”
  • Three consecutive “Special Achievement Awards” and “Certificate of Appreciation” for his “notable contribution to the protection of the interests of the United States.” – US Department of Justice


  • Georgetown University, BA
  • ジョージタウン大学ロースクール, JD


  • ニューヨーク州弁護士


  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • ニューヨーク州東部地区連邦地方裁判所
  • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • US Supreme Court


  • Life Member, the American Law Institute
  • Fellow, the American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, the New York Bar Foundation
  • Member, Lawyers for Civil Justice
  • Member, Legal Policy Advisory Board, Washington Legal Foundation