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Robert Joffe

Born: May 26, 1943

Death: Jan 28, 2010

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Robert Joffe

Date of Birth : May 26, 1943
Date of Death : Jan 28, 2010
Birth Place : New York City

Robert D. Joffe was an American lawyer. One of the leading corporate lawyers in the United States, Joffe was a partner at prominent New York law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore from 1975 until his death, and he was the firm's presiding partner from 1999 to 2006. In 1989, Joffe successfully defended Time Inc. against a hostile bid by Paramount Communications Inc. He handled Time Warner's purchase of Turner Broadcasting System in 1996 as well as the merger with AOL in 2001. In 2008, he represented Bank of America in the acquisition of Merrill Lynch. He died on January 28, 2010, from pancreatic cancer, aged 66.


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