Rob Cahill brings over 16 years of litigation and case management experience to the firm. He currently serves as national counsel for several manufacturers, not only defending cases but also managing litigation pending against those clients on a nationwide basis. Rob’s litigation and trial experience has involved products liability, aviation, government entities, construction related litigation, zoning, business and commercial disputes, and personal injury/negligence based cases.

Admissions

  • Ohio
  • United States District Courts
  • Northern District of Ohio
  • Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Education

  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., cum laude, 1997
  • Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 2000

Involvement

  • St. Edward Legal Eagles, CLE Program Chair 2016-2017
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Chair, Vice-Chair, Program Chair and Secretary/Treasurer, Litigation Section, 2007-2015
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Academy of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Lawyers Guild of Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

Representative Matters

  • Serves as national counsel for several appliance part manufacturers defending claims and lawsuits
  • Serves as national counsel for manufacturer of wide variety of products defending toxic tort lawsuits
  • Obtained directed verdict three days after suit was filed on behalf of the City of Lakewood where vanquished mayoral candidate sought an injunction to prevent City Council from enacting an ordinance that resulted in a $50 million agreement between the City and a major health care provider. Michael Skindell vs. Mary Louise Madigan, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. CV-855961.
  • Obtained writ of prohibition for the Lorain County Commissioners against the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas Judges in the Supreme Court of Ohio arising from an improper court order concerning funding. State ex rel. Lorain Cnty. Bd. of Comm'rs v. Lorain Cnty., 143 Ohio St. 3d 522, 2015-Ohio-3704, 39 N.E.3d 1245.

Community

  • Member, St. Edward High School Alumni Association Board of Trustees (2008-2014, 2015-present) (Treasurer, 2012-2014; Secretary, 2015-present)
  • Advisor, St. Edward High School Mock Trial Program (2010-present)
  • Baptism Class Instructor, Eucharistic Minister, Lector, St. Mel Catholic Church
  • T-Ball Head Coach, West Denison Baseball
  • Head Coach, Cleveland Eclipse Soccer
  • Coach, St. Mark Intramural Basketball