Robert L. Schwab

Top rated personal injury attorney in New Haven, Connecticut

Kennedy Johnson Schwab & Roberge, LLC
Robert L. Schwab
Kennedy Johnson Schwab & Roberge, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Workers' compensation, Criminal defense; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1990

Education: Quinnipiac University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
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Kennedy Johnson Schwab & Roberge, LLC

555 Long Wharf Drive
13th Floor
New Haven, CT 06511 Visit website


With almost 30 years of experience, Robert L. Schwab is a valuable attorney at Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., handling matters of medical malpractice, car accidents and personal injury for the residents of New Haven and throughout the State.  As a former trial attorney for Allstate Insurance Company, and a purchasing representative and subcontract administrator for Sikorsky Aircraft, Mr. Schwab brings a unique perspective to the business side of a practice that is 100 percent devoted to litigating.

Mr. Schwab was a graduate from Choate Rosemary Hall and earned his college degree from Amherst College before going on to the Quinnipiac College School of Law to earn a Juris Doctor in 1990. His cases include matters of criminal defense, workers’ compensation, civil disputes, product liability, premises liability and car accidents.

A member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the New Haven County Bar Association, Mr. Schwab is licensed to practice in the State of Connecticut, and admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.   At the state level, he also handles issues of criminal defense.

Since 2007, Mr. Schwab has been selected by his peers in the Connecticut Magazine Super Lawyers publication in the area of personal injury litigation.  Mr. Schwab participates in the New Haven County Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association.  He is on the Board of Governors of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) and he is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). 

As a lifelong citizen of New Haven, Mr. Schwab is passionate about representing the rights of those who have been injured on the job or through an accident by no fault of their own, as well as those who have been charged with a crime. At the firm, he has helped build a strong reputation and earn the name of one of the Best Law Firms* in 2015 in U.S. News.

* The Best Law Firms in America® 2017. Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Workers' compensation: claimant, Criminal defense

Focus areas

Animal bites, Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Sex offenses, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence

  • 70% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 10% Criminal defense

First Admitted: 1990, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:

  • Super Lawyer, Personal Injury Litigation, Connecticut Magazine and Connecticut Super Lawyer Magazine, February, 2007 to present
Educational Background:
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1990
  • Amherst College, 1982
  • Choate Rosemary Hall, 1978
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2017
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors (2016 to present), 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1998
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1990
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member, 1996

Office location for Robert L. Schwab

555 Long Wharf Drive
13th Floor
New Haven, CT 06511

Phone: 203-865-8430


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

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