- Product Liability
- Toxic Tort
|Contact Info||Telephone: 415.625.9281|
|University ||San Francisco State University, B.A., 1984|
|Law School||University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1991|
|Admitted||California; Oregon; Washington; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; U.S. District Court, Northern and Central Districts of California|
Robert Engel practices in the areas of toxic tort and product liability litigation, with a focus on the defense of asbestos exposure claims. He is an experienced litigation attorney admitted to practice in California and Oregon and has handled pre-trial and trial work in cases venued in San Francisco, Alameda and Los Angeles counties and Multnomah County (Portland, OR).
For more than 20 years, Robert has represented a broad base of clients, including manufacturers, suppliers, premises owners, general contractors, mining companies and railroads. Prior to joining Wilson Elser in 2012, Robert represented plaintiffs and defendants in a range of cases, including personal injury, wrongful death, toxic tort, construction defect, defamation, antitrust and discrimination. He also has experience with appeals in state, federal and bankruptcy courts.
On all matters he handles, Robert takes a hands-on approach that emphasizes responsiveness and efficiency to ensure each client is receiving maximum results at a reasonable cost.
Wilson Elser Obtains Dismissal in Asbestos Case Following $3.0 Million Demand
November 8, 2013
Plaintiff Concedes Rather than Oppose Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment
November 6, 2013
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