Robert B. Port

Partner
rport@hahnlaw.com 216.274.2316

Summary

Robert B. Port has significant experience in business tort litigation, including breach of contract, tortious interference with contractual relations, and breach of fiduciary duty.
 

At Hahn Loeser 

 
His representative cases include:
  • Chicago Title Insurance Company v. Magnuson, et al., Case No. 2:03-CV-368 (N.D. Ohio April 23, 2003) (Compensatory and punitive damages totaling over $43 million), rev’d 487 F.3d 985 (6th Cir. 2007) (remanded for a new trial on compensatory damages only)
  • Security Title Agency, Inc. v. Pope, Case No. CV 2003-020507 (AZ Sup. Ct. Oct. 27, 2003) (Compensatory and punitive damages totaling $12.6 million), aff’d 219 Ariz. 480 (App. 2008)
Robert also represents clients nationally in class action lawsuits. He assisted with the successful opposition of class certification in Hancock v. Chicago Title Insurance Company, Case No. 3:07-CV-1441-D (N.D. Tex. Aug. 22, 2007). He was also part of the Hahn Loeser team that successfully defended the Chicago Title Insurance Company, wiping out a claim for $211 million in punitive damages in Krause v. Chicago Title Ins. Co., No. 0516-CV30246 (Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri).
 

Robert is included in the 2011 list of "Ohio Rising Stars" by Ohio Super Lawyers.

Credentials

Education

Drexel University B.S., Mechanical Engineering 1989

 

The Catholic University of America M.S., Mechanical Engineering 1994

 

Case Western Reserve University School of Law J.D., cum laude 2004

Memberships & Affiliations

Federal Bar Association, Member, Board of Directors, Northern District of Ohio Chapter, 2006-Present

 

 

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio

 

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

 

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