Robert P. Worden

Robert P. Worden

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Melville, NY

Lawrence, Worden, Rainis & Bard, PC
 | 225 Broad Hollow Road, Suite 105E
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 631-694-0033
Fax: 631-694-9331
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Bob Worden is best known as a mediator for National Mediation and Arbitraion (NAM) in the New York metro area. A video is available on the NAM website where Bob explains his philosophy of the best choices to make in alternative dispute resolution and his unique perspective. Bob is known for his ability to perform detailed objective analysis of complex information to achieve the best strategies for claim resolution. Bob also continues to practice at Lawrence Worden Rainis & Bard,P.C. handling catastrophic injury and damages lawsuits.

Bob Worden is known for aggressive and comprehensive pursuit of the key facts with a goal of identifying settlement opportunities as well as winning strategies in those claims than cannot be resolved through consensus. He tackles his work with an enthusiastic, high-energy style, which avoids unnecessary confrontation with other counsel He is known for his clear and timely communications and keeping a sense of humor in difficult situations.

Bob is often retained to analyze claims approaching trial where prior efforts at resolution have failed. Bob brings a fresh set of eyes to review these difficult claims and achieve settlements. Where settlements are not possbile, he works to reach pre-trial agreements and achieve consensus where possible. His reputation and relationships developed with other counsel in the profession lend credibility to his efforts, convincing other to pursue further negotiations and reach resolutions to the benefit of all concerned.


About Robert Worden

Admitted: 1980, New York

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of DRI, Defense Association of New York, Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Frequent writer and lecturer for on topics relating to mediation and alternative dispute resolution for NAM, LAW.COM and JD Supra;  Topics include analysis of high-exposure claims, including such topics as Early Identification and Resolution of High Exposure Claims;New York State Construction Accident/Labor Law; Professional Liability and Medical Causation Issues; Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome-Analysis and Pro-Active Resolution; Analysis of Medical Records in High Exposure Claims; Supplementary Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Claims Discovery and Arbitration; Danger Invites Rescue Claims; Collateral Source Offsets in Major Claims; Negligent Entrustment of Dangerous Instrumentalities; Analysis of Pre-Morbidity and Co-Morbidity in Claims Evaluation; Liens and Subrogation in High Exposure Claims; Recognition and Response to Adversary Tactics in High Exposure Claims; Transfer of Risk of Loss in High Exposure Claims; Closed Head Injury/TBI and New Technology; Amputations, Burns and Severe Head Injuries.

Representative Clients:

  • Bob handles high exposure catastrophic claims for both plaintiffs and defendants involving paralysis, severe burns, multiple trauma, amputations, brain injury, spinal fusions, open reduction and internal fixation orthopedic injuries, floods and fires. 

Industry Groups

  • Corporate
  • Insurance
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Office Location for Robert P. Worden

225 Broad Hollow Road
Suite 105E
Melville, NY 11747

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Last Updated: 4/22/2019

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