Robert D. Anderle

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Westlake, OH

Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA
 | 26600 Detroit Rd, Suite 300
Westlake, OH 44145
Phone: 216-566-8200
Fax: 216-566-0213
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Attorney Profile

With close to 30 years of experience, Robert D. Anderle has spent the last 10 years with Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA, representing the people of Ohio in legal issues related to products liability, business torts, insurance coverage, and contract and employment matters. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Experienced in both federal and state courts and as national coordinating defense on products liability and mass torts cases, Mr. Anderle is admitted to practice in many courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd, 5th, 6th and 7th Circuits; the U.S. District Court for the Western Districts of Pennsylvania and Oklahoma; the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana; the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio; and the state of Ohio. He was also previously admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Anderle earned his Juris Doctor when he graduated magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University in 1990. Before that, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University in 1987. He was named by the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless as Volunteer of the Year, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association honored him with the Justice for All Award.

A past trustee and current member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Mr. Anderle is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Emerging and Environmental Claims Managers Association, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, the American Bar Association, and the Ohio State Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Insurance Coverage (70%): Insurance, Insurance Defense

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee

Focus Areas

Insurance, Insurance Defense, Products Liability, Employment Law - Employee

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Super Lawyers: 2007, 2011 - 2019

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About Robert Anderle

Admitted: 1990, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://sseg-law.com/professionals/robert-anderle/

Honors/Awards:

  • Justice For All Award, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Volunteer of the Year, Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless
  • Lawyer of the Year, in the field of Insurance, by Corporate Counsel, 2014
  • Top Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • AV-Rated Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Vice President
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Trustee
  • American Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Committee, Torts and Insurance Practice Section, Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Past Trustee
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • State of Ohio

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Case Western Reserve School of Law Alumni Board, Trustee
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation, Trustee
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Environmental and Emerging Claim Management Association, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Contributing Author of The ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Progressive Specialty Insurance Company v. Federal Insurance Company, Case No. 14CV004034, Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County, Ohio
  • MW Custom Papers, LLC v. Allstate Insurance Co., et al., Case No. 2012-cv-03228, Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County, Ohio
  • Motors Liquidation Company Dip Lenders Trust V. Allianz Insurance Company, et al., No. N11C-12-022-PRW [CCLD], In The Superior Court of the State of Delaware, In and For New Castle County
  • Medefil, Inc., et al. v. Scientific Protein Laboratories, et al., Case No. 13 C 4773, US District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois, Eastern Division
  • Local 17 International Association of Bridge & Iron Workers Insurance Fund, et al. v. Philip Morris, Inc., et al 97cv1422, US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • In re: Heparin Products Liability Litigation, Case No. 1:08-hc-60000-JGC; US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Goodrich Corporation v. A.G. Securitas, et al., Case No. 2008 08 5457, Court of Common Pleas, Summit County, Ohio
  • Givaudan Suisse SA v. XL Versicherungen Schweiz AG, Chartis Europe p.A. (formerly AIG Europe), Axa Corporate Solutions and Chubb Insurance Company of Europe SE, Docket No. HG090185, Commercial Court of the Canton of Zurich
  • Givaudan Flavors Corporation v. Federal Insurance Company, et al., Case No. 1:08CV104, US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Bondex International, Inc. v. Hartford Accid. & Indemn. Co., et al., Case No. 1:03 CV 1322, US District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Air & Liquid Systems Corporation; AMPCO-Pittsburgh Corporation v. Allianz Underwriters Insurance Company, et al., Case No. 2:11-cv-00247-JFC, US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Educational Background:

  • Miami University, B.A., 1987
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Office Location for Robert D. Anderle

26600 Detroit Rd
Suite 300
Westlake, OH 44145

Phone: 216-566-8200

Fax: 216-566-0213

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Last Updated: 12/12/2018

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