Robert M. Susman, Of Counsel

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Phone: (314) 721-7171

Fax: (314) 721-7765 



Bob Susman handles state and federal civil litigation, with a primary present focus on the defense of professional negligence claims and errors and omissions. Over his career, he has tried 25 cases to a jury verdict, and numerous bench trials. Bob has argued cases in the Missouri and Illinois Supreme Courts, and to the United States Courts of Appeal in the 7th and 8th Circuits. Bob has also participated in numerous arbitrations and mediations.

Bob is married, the father of two young women, and the grandfather of a little girl.   Whenever possible he follows baseball, has hiked in 15 national parks, and has visited 49 states (so far!)

  • Litigation
  • St. Louis University, J.D., 1976
  • Indiana University, B.A., 1973
  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Seventh and Eighth Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Past president, Lawyers Association of St. Louis, 1988-89
  • Past dinner chairman (2017-18) and longtime member of the board of the St. Louis Men’s Group against Cancer
  • Martindale AV 2019
  • Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorney
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers