Robert J. Gehring

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA
 | 221 E. 4th St, Suite 2300
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-579-1500
Fax: 513-977-4361
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Robert J. Gehring is an attorney at Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Gehring handles civil litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels. He has experience in business litigation, civil rights, employment law, governmental liability, insurance law and professional malpractice and serves clients in Cincinnati and throughout the state of Ohio.

Mr. Gehring has more than 35 years of litigation experience. He is admitted in Ohio and Kentucky as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Before joining Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA, Mr. Gehring spent several years as a partner with another Cincinnati-based firm. In addition to practicing law, he has spoken at continuing legal education seminars and authored articles for various Ohio-based publications.

Active in the Cincinnati Bar Association, Mr. Gehring also belongs to the Ohio State Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association and the Cincinnati Police Academy. Over the years, he has held key leadership positions in various professional and community organizations. He volunteers his time to organizations, including the Cincinnati Bar Foundation, the Evans Scholars Foundation, Out of the Crossfire and the Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation.

Mr. Gehring holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and received his law degree from Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law. He is certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has earned membership in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a guide to the legal profession’s most renowned attorneys.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (50%)

Civil Litigation (30%)

General Litigation (20%): Litigation

Focus Areas



Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Robert Gehring

Admitted: 1980, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyers, 2018 
  • Ohio Super Lawyer
  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, City of Madeira Civil Service Commission
  • Past President, Cincinnati Citizens Police Association
  • Assistant Law Director, Cities of Montgomery, Loveland and Wyoming, 1982 - 1989
  • Solicitor, Village of Newtown, Ohio, 1982 - 1988
  • Mediator, Hamilton County Common Pleas Court
  •  Chair, Arbitration Panels, Hamilton County Common Pleas Court
  • Master at the Bench, Potter Stewart Inns of Court
  • Secretary, Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Potter Stewart American Inn of Court
  • Member, Madeira-Indian Hill Fire District
  • Member, City of Madeira’s Charter Review Commission
  • Member, Kentucky Bar Association
  •  Member, Ohio Bar Association
  • Member, Grievance Committee, Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Chair, Professionalism Committee, Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Chair, Torts and Insurance Practice Committee, Cincinnati Bar Association
  • President, Cincinnati Bar Association, 2003 - 2004
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky 
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1988
  • Kentucky, 1981
  • Ohio, 1980
  • Executive, Certified Grievance Committee, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Past President, Cincinnati Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, Board of Trustees, Madeira & Indian Hill Joint Fire District, 2011- present
  • Evan Scholars Foundation  
  • Executive Board Member, Out of the Crossfire
  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor
  • Trustee, Cincinnati Bar Foundation
  • Cincinnati Citizens Police Academy 
  • Charter Member, St. Thomas More Lawyers' Society
  • Leadership Cincinnati Class 35

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program, Ohio Supreme Court 
  • Speaker, Tort Reform, Trial Practice, Municipal Liability, Products Liability, Insurance, Professionalism and Ethics, CLE Programs
  • Overview of Section 1983 Actions, Ohio Municipal Service, December, 1989
  • Products Liability After Tort Reform, Ohio Lawyer, August , 1988
  • Examining the State of the Profession, Cincinnati Bar Association Report, April , 2000
  • Ohio Personal Injury Practice Forms, Banks Baldwin Publishing Company, 1994

Educational Background:

  • Miami University, B.A., 1976 
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Office Location for Robert J. Gehring

221 E. 4th St
Suite 2300
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 513-579-1500

Fax: 513-977-4361

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Last Updated: 11/1/2018

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