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RobertShaddock

Partner

"My practice consists of insurance-defense work in state and federal court. I am also a town justice in Pittsford, New York."

Overview

Biography

An experienced trial lawyer who has won dozens of verdicts in federal and state courts across New York State, Robert primarily concentrates his practice on insurance law and insurance defense with a focus on products liability, municipal liability, toxic-tort liability, and § 1983 liability.

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Represented police officers and sheriff deputies throughout Western and Central New York in civil-rights matters.
  • Represented landlords in toxic-tort matters and lead-paint and mold claims.
  • Represented candidates in disputed local and state elections.
  • Represented independent truckers and transportation companies in accident and commercial disputes.
  • Represented manufacturers of athletic equipment, axle-hardening machines, coffee makers, electric boat hoists, furnaces, hospital beds, steel-toed boots, and table saws in products-liability matters.

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Partner
  • Saperston & Day, PC, Partner
  • Travelers Insurance, Staff Counsel

Selected Community Activities

  • Town of Pittsford, Town Justice
  • Town of Pittsford, Former Zoning Board Member
  • Pittsford Republican Committee, Former Member
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Former Vestry Member, Current Outreach Chairman
  • Southeast YMCA, Former Board of Directors Chair

Selected Honors

  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York, Personal Injury General: Defense, 2010-2014, 2016-2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants, 2013-2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated for High to Very High Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
Knowledge

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • County Attorneys Association, “Election Law”

Featured Media

Alerts

Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Law: Employer Notification Obligations

Alerts

Sweeping Amendments Impact Medicaid Fraud Control Units After 40 Years

Alerts

NYS Appellate Court Holds That Whether Provision in Construction Contract Required Additional Insured Coverage Presented Question of Fact

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