Robert J. Fogarty co-chairs Hahn Loeser’s firm-wide Litigation practice. Bob has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, ERISA, class-action, healthcare, anti-trust, employment/ non-competition agreements and tort litigation. He represents clients in the insurance, managed care, healthcare, legal services, mining and manufacturing sectors.
Bob is an experienced lead civil trial lawyer and has managed complex litigation effectively and efficiently for individuals and Fortune 100 and 500 Companies.
Bob is consistently honored as one of Ohio’s top litigators. Since 2009, he has earned recognition by ChambersUSA as one of the top 20 litigators in the state of Ohio.
- Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 1984-present, Co-Chair, Litigation Area, 1990- present; Board of Directors, 1997-2013; Associate, 1982-84
- Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Ohio, 1979-82
- Staff Counsel, The Dayton Power and Light Company, 1977-79
University of Cincinnati, J.D., 1977
University of Cincinnati, B.A., Political Science, 1974
Honors & Activities: Phi Beta Kappa
Shaker Heights Country Club, Member
Gesu Church, Member
ChambersUSA, Commercial Litigation, 2008-18
BTI Client Service All-Stars, 2011
The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2006-19; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs, 2011-19; Litigation-Antitrust, 2011-19; Litigation-Real Estate, 2011-19, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants, 20011-19; Cleveland Lawyer of the Year, Litigation – Real Estate, 2018; Cleveland Lawyer of the Year, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs, 2019
Ohio Super Lawyers®, Litigation, 2004-18
AV Preeminent ®, Martindale-Hubbell
State of Ohio, 1977; State of Florida, 1979; State of Wisconsin, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio; Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; Eastern District of Michigan
pro hac vice; Northern District of Illinois; Southern District of West Virginia; District of Colorado; Southern District of Alabama; District of Kansas; Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky; Western District of Oklahoma; Eastern District of Missouri; Northern and Western Districts of Texas; Western District of Washington; District of Oregon; Cook County, Illinois Circuit Court; District Court of Oklahoma County; Genesee County, Michigan Circuit Court; Oakland County, Michigan Circuit Court; Montana Thirteenth Judicial District
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
Ohio State Bar Association, Member
Florida Bar Association, Member
Judicial Conference of Eighth Judicial District, Life Member
Irish American Law Society of Cleveland, Founding Member