Robert G. Macchia

Bob is an experienced trial attorney with over twenty years of experience in all aspects of personal injury and property damage litigation. He represents clients in personal injury matters involving premises liability, construction/labor law, products liability, professional liability, negligent security, dram shop, motor vehicle accidents and medical malpractice. Bob also defends clients, including utility companies, in cases involving massive property damage from various causes including fire and flooding. He has tried numerous cases to verdict. He has substantial experience in arbitration and mediation as well as trial and appellate practice.


  • Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law, JD, 1987; Law Review, member
  • University of Tampa, BA, 1984


  • New York
  • United States District Courts: Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals: Second Circuit

Professional Activities

  • New York City Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Representative Reported Cases

  • County of Westchester v. United Water New Rochelle, 32 A.D. 3d 979, 822 N.Y.S. 2d 287 (2d Dept. 2006)
  • Jackson v. U.S. Tennis Association, Inc., 294 A.D. 2d 470, 742 N.Y.S. 2d 374 (2d Dept. 2002)
  • Kleckley v. Trump Management, Inc., 237 A.D. 2d 411, 655 N.Y.S. 2d 556 (2d Dept. 1997)

Representative Presentation

  • Presenter, 2017 Claims/Litigation Training Conference, "Defending Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Cases: A Legal and Claims Guide," June 2017