Summary

Rob maintains a national legal practice encompassing a broad range of business disputes with a focus on complex commercial, construction and real estate litigation. Sophisticated clients with  national litigation management experience describe Rob as a “class A” trial lawyer. He has a proven style when it comes to developing cases for trial, jury selection, and connecting with juries on even the most complex of issues.

Rob also frequently serves as a mediator and arbitrator on complex disputes for the American Arbitration Association, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, and independently.

Rob is a career-long member of Hahn Loeser, where he has co-chaired the firm’s Litigation Area and served on the Board of Directors for more than a decade.

A leader in his field, Rob served for more than a decade in the leadership of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation.  During his tenure, he co-chaired several of the Section’s largest committees and participated in many key Section initiatives.

Chambers USA: Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized Rob as a Top lawyer in Ohio since it began publishing in the U.S. in 2004. According to Chambers, Rob is described by his clients as being "a straight shooter who doesn’t make mistakes" and leads "a 100% excellent  . . . group."   Rob has also been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in his field by The Best Lawyers in America and Ohio Super Lawyers. The firm has received recognition from Rob’s clients as a Go-To Law Firm® for Top 500 Companies by American Lawyer Media (ALM).

Rob earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and his Juris Doctorate, with honors, from Cleveland State University. During his time at CSU, he was the Managing Editor of the Law Review. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio, the District of Columbia, and before the United States Supreme Court.

Rob lives in Brecksville, Ohio with his wife, Dianne Remington. They have three children: Lindsey, a 2014 graduate of Wake Forest University; Reed, a 2015 graduate of Lehigh University; and Layne, a Senior at Brecksville High School.

Credentials

Education

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law J.D., cum laude 1988

 

Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Applied Science and Technology B.S. 1983

Memberships & Affiliations

American Arbitration Association, Member

 

American Bar Association, Member, Section of Litigation

 

Co-Chair, Marketing and Membership Committee

 

Former Co-Chair, Real Estate Litigation Committee

 

Former Co-Chair, Construction Litigation Committee

 

Recipient, Award of Excellence, Construction Litigation Committee, 2003

 

Recipient, Outstanding Subcommittee Chair Award, 2000 & 2002

 

Member, Forum on the Construction Industry

 

Federal Bar Association, Member, 2000 Convention Committee

 

Chair, Columbus and Detroit Federal Court Liason

 

 

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

 

State of Ohio

 

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

 

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

 

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

 

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

 

U.S. Supreme Court