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03.23.2017

Newsweek: How Putin Uses Oligarchs

Robert Amsterdam was interviewed by Newsweek regarding recent revelations relating to Russian businessmen hiring US consultants to advance the government's national interests. Excerpt below. Robert Amsterdam, an attorney who represented…

03.21.2017

Robert Amsterdam Discusses Ukraine with Fox News

The ongoing fighting between Ukrainian government forces and the Russia-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine poses a serious chemical weapons risk, according to a report by Fox News. Late last month…

03.16.2017

Robert Amsterdam Comments on Dutch Elections in Express

Elections in the Netherlands are rarely watched so closely by the international community, but given the recent global surge in populist movements, all eyes were on how the far-right, anti-immigrant…

03.08.2017

Newsweek: Trump-Russia Obsession a "Game of Thrones"

In an interview with Newsweek, Robert Amsterdam, a lawyer who represented Putin-critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky in a highly politicized fraud case on several occasions over the last decade, says there is…

03.02.2017

Forbes: Amsterdam Comments on Trump-Russia Ties

President Donald Trump continues to take the slings and arrows for daring to call for a detente with the Russians, according to journalist Kenneth Rapoza writing in Forbes. They are…

02.19.2017

NorthJersey.com: Charter schools need more oversight

Before stakeholders and public officials push toward further expansion of charter schools in New Jersey, they should take a breath, and pause long enough to look at the rise in…

01.25.2017

Romania Will Be Held Accountable for Murder of Political Prisoner Dan Adamescu, Says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

BUCHAREST, 25 January 2017 – A German businessman jailed in Romania on politically motivated charges has passed away following severe medical mistreatment by the authorities. Dan Adamescu, an insurance magnate…

01.24.2017

Chicago Sun-Times: Lawyers for Turkey call for probe of Chicago charter school

Lawyers for the government of Turkey filed a complaint Tuesday with the Chicago Public Schools’ inspector general against a local charter group and its taxpayer-funded school in Rogers Park. The…

10.11.2016

Victim of Romanian Political Persecution Alexander Adamescu Retains Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

The son of the well-known Romanian businessman Dan Adamescu has engaged the international lawyer Robert Amsterdam to fight back against the politically motivated persecution by the government of Romania. Alexander…

01.26.2016

Republic of Turkey Retains Amsterdam & Partners LLP on Expanding Gulen Investigation into Africa and U.S. Charter Schools

The Republic of Turkey has retained international law firm Amsterdam & Partners LLP to conduct a global investigation into the activities of the organization led by the Turkish cleric Fethullah…