Robert M. Croft, Jr.

Biography

Robert concentrates his practice in the areas of product and premises liability, insurance coverage issues, and civil False Claims Act litigation. He has handled a variety of medical products matters and has significant experience defending qui tam cases and multi-district litigation for product manufacturers.

He has also handled a variety of automotive, industrial equipment, recreational products, medical products, respiratory protection and toxic exposure matters. Robert has tried cases in Kentucky to unanimous defense verdicts and obtained a number of summary judgments and dismissals on behalf of the retail stores and manufacturers he represents and has won a number of appeals before the Kentucky Court of Appeals and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law  (J.D., 2006)
  • Transylvania University  (B.A., 2002)
    • Political Science and Drama

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Muhammad Ali Center, Executive Board of Directors (2014 - present)
  • Citizens for Better Judges, Attorney Steering Committee (2016 - present)
  • GLI, The Metro Chamber of Commerce, board member (2016 - present)
  • National Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Kentucky Bar Association  
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Transylvania University, past Alumni Executive Board (2010 - 2014)
  • Kentucky Classical Theatre Conservatory, Inc., co-founder and past vice president (March 2007 - April 2011)

Distinctions

  • Appointed to the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Louisville
  • Kentucky Rising Stars®  (2013 - 2018)
  • Nfocus, New Faces of Philanthropy (2016)
  • 40 Under 40 Award by Louisville Business First (2014)
  • YMCA Adult Black Achiever (2013)