Robert M. Heller

Contact Details


1888 Century Park East, Suite 1500, Los Angeles, CA 90067


As the leader of the Shareholder and Corporate Disputes Practice Group, Robert M. Heller handles complex disputes involving privately held corporations, LLCs and other related entities.

– Expert in shareholder dispute law

Shareholder dispute litigation is a specialized area of the law— detailed and highly complicated. Well-known and respected, Mr. Heller stands out among the corporate litigation lawyers in Los Angeles as the expert in shareholder dispute law. With Mr. Heller, you have at your side a litigator who has the ability to bring the issue to a head quickly, strongly and powerfully.

– Myriad corporate management and operations issues

Mr. Heller handles shareholder disputes covering myriad issues relating to corporate management and operations, ranging from governance issues and the disputed direction of the company to the suppression of the rights of minority owners, buyouts, compensation paid to principals, breaches of contract and fiduciary duty, fraud, and other torts.

– Business disputes running the gamut

Mr. Heller also handles disputes between businesses that run the full gamut of real-world legal problems facing corporations and other entities, from contract disputes and shareholder conflicts to partnership/joint venture disputes and business torts of all forms. He has been awarded an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review and named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list, a designation bestowed on only the top 5% of lawyers in the region.



Shareholder and Corporate Disputes

Law Firm

Freeman Freeman & Smiley

Area of Practice



California; New York; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Ninth and Federal Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California; Minnesota, pro hac vice; Colorado, pro hac vice; Washington, D.C., pro hac vice

Professional Affiliations

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Federal Bar Association


J.D., Boston University School of Law; B.A., Boston University


Los Angeles