Robert L. Schwab

Robert L. Schwab

New Haven, Connecticut
888-522-7144 (Toll Free)

Robert L. Schwab was born and raised in New Haven. He attended The Choate School and graduated from Amherst College in 1982. He received his law degree from the Quinnipiac College School of Law in 1990.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Schwab worked for Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Connecticut, as a purchasing representative and in their Long Beach, California, West Coast Field Office as a subcontract administrator. Before joining the law firm of Kennedy Johnson D'Elia & Gillooly, Mr. Schwab was a trial attorney for the staff counsel's office of the Allstate Insurance Company.

Mr. Schwab's practice includes the representation of injured persons in auto accidents, premises liability and product liability cases, as well as other civil disputes. In addition to personal injury law, he represents injured workers in all workers' compensation districts in the state of Connecticut, and he represents claimants in social security disability matters. Although the primary focus of his practice involves personal injury litigation, Mr. Schwab also handles criminal defense matters in state court.

Mr. Schwab was selected for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers in 2007 in the area of personal injury litigation and has continued to be included each year since then.

Mr. Schwab participates in the New Haven County Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association. He is also a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.

He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Connecticut, and he is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Car Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Civil Disputes
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Criminal Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998


  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut - 1990
  • Amherst College - 1982
  • The Choate School

Honors and Awards

  • Named Super Lawyer in the area of Personal Injury Litigation as published in Connecticut Magazine and Connecticut Super Lawyer Magazine, February, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Sikorsky Aircraft, Stratford, Connecticut, Purchasing Representative
  • Allstate Insurance Company, Trial Attorney
  • Sikorsky Aircraft, Long Beach, California West Coast Field Office, Subcontract Administrator