Rob Sullivan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Sullivan Law LLC
 | 1600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 800-487-8066
Fax: 816-817-1962
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

After a short time at a large Kansas City law firm, Rob joined the law firm of Langdon & Emison in 2002. He was named as a partner in the firm in 2007. In 2009, Rob left Langdon & Emison with three other young lawyers to form Sullivan, Bautista, Morgan, Allen & Chronic L.L.C. After two years of astounding growth, the firm reorganized as Sullivan, Morgan and Chronic, LLC in 2011 and Sullivan Law LLC in 2013. Throughout his legal career, Rob has handled wrongful death cases, as well as serious injury cases in a variety of areas, including products liability, railroad crossing accidents and automotive negligence. Rob's practice is exclusively dedicated to representing injured persons and their families and is primarily focused in the area of products liability, trucking and railroad crossing litigation. As lead counsel, Rob has obtained a number of favorable results on behalf of injured people and their families, including a seven-figure verdict listed as one of the Top 20 verdicts of 2006 in Missouri and a $7 million wrongful death verdict in a trucking case in Arkansas Federal Court in 2011 Most recently Rob obtained  a $15 million verdict in a boat explosion case, the highest plaintiff's verdict in Missouri for 2014. Rob was also co-counsel in a 2005 verdict against Ford Motor Company where his client was awarded $17 million in damages due to a defect in a Ford vehicle. Rob is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been selected as a Top 100 Litigator every year since 2007 by The American Trial Lawyers Association. The cases Rob has been involved in have resulted in settlements or verdicts in excess of $100 million. Rob currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and is the former Chair of the Executive Committee for the Railroad Law Section of the American Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association. Rob has had numerous speaking engagements on a local and national level and has published several articles including articles published in the national publication Trial Magazine. Rob currently handles cases from coast to coast, including cases in Missouri, Maryland, Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, Minnesota, Kansas, California, Oklahoma and Illinois.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%)
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)

Personal Injury - Products (50%): Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (50%): Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Products Liability, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018

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About Rob Sullivan

Admitted: 2000, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.sullivantrial.com/profile/

Honors/Awards:

  • Attorney securing largest reported plaintiff verdict/judgment. , Missouri Lawyers Awards 2015, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, 2015
  • Order of the Coif, 2000 - Present; ATLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Governors, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2005
  • Kansas, 2001
  • Missouri, 2000
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas 2009
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • Member, Kansas Bar Association
  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Member, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Evidence Defense Counsel Fears Most: The Importance of OSI Evidence in Products Liability Cases, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2002
  • Crash Course on Crashworthiness, UMKC School of Law
  • Recognizing Auto Products Liability Cases, Missouri Bar
  • Practical Evidence for Litigators, Missouri Bar

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Black v. Leisure Hotels LLC, et al. - $15,000,000.00 Verdict, 2014
  • Reagan v. Dunaway Timber Company, Inc. - $7,000,000 Verdict, 2011
  • Lewis v. Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad - $3,250,000 Settlement, 2006
  • Martin v. Ford - $17,000,000 Verdict, 2005
  • Cravens v. Ryder - $1,400,000 Verdict, 2006

Educational Background:

  • University of Kansas, J.D., 2000
  • Loyola Law School, 1997
  • Boston College, B.A. Economics, 1990
Office Location for Rob Sullivan

1600 Baltimore Avenue
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 800-487-8066

Fax: 816-817-1962

 

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Last Updated: 8/3/2018

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