Robert C. Moest

Robert C. Moest, Of Counsel

Robin’s office is in Santa Monica, California. Until 1999, and for more than two decades, Robin was a partner at Fleishman, Fisher & Moest, a litigation firm in Los Angeles.  Robin’s partner Stanley Fleishman was revered for being a pioneer in the field of constitutional rights and for winning countless 1st Amendment and civil rights lawsuits, including about a dozen victories before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Robin maintains a civil trial, writ and appellate litigation practice, emphasizing First Amendment, constitutional and other civil rights, shareholder actions, commercial and real estate litigation, health care, administrative law and licensing, and land use. His practice is divided between federal and state practice.  Robin has been counsel in more than 100 appeals, leading to more than forty reported decisions. He has jury and court trial experience in courts throughout the United States.

Robin was a founding member of the California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals, Co-counsel on Los Angeles County Jail Over-detention Team (successful class action suits seeking injunctive relief and damages against systematic over-detention of inmates in Los Angeles County Jail); and was a member of the Board of Directors, Higher Education Research Institute (since incorporated into UCLA School of Higher Education).

Robin graduated from the UCLA School of Law in 1974, in the top ten-percent of his class. He earned his undergraduate degree from Amherst College.

Robin is a member of the California bar, and the bars for the Central, Southern, Northern and Eastern federal districts in California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Ninth, and Tenth Federal Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.