Robert T. Whittaker

Partner (retired)


Telephone: 212-916-0960

Fascimile: 212-949-7054

Office Location: New York City




Robert Whittaker, a former senior partner and trial attorney, was with the Firm since 1976 and became a partner in 1981. Mr. Whittaker has tried and won innumerable cases against top plaintiffs' lawyers in the areas of medical malpractice, products liability, construction liability, architectural and engineering negligence, assault and battery, defamation, false arrest, malicious prosecution, and municipal liability. Mr. Whittaker has successfully defended cases involving damages such as severe burns, neurologically impaired infants, limb amputation, cancer, cardiac arrest, and death. He has lectured to lawyers on topics of trial advocacy and defense tactics. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® which is their highest rating.*



Marshall-Whythe School of Law (College of William & Mary), J.D., 1975

Middlebury College, B.A., 1971



New York

United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York



American Bar Association



"CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies."


For an explanation of the Martindale-Hubbell® Rating Process please click here.




2010 - present

2010 - present

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