Robert D. Blitz

Member - St. Louis

Robert Blitz is a founding member of the firm. His practice focuses on the areas of trials and appeals. Bob’s continued success across the nation has earned him his reputation as a well-known and respected member of the trial bar. He has had great success in both defending and prosecuting business and commercial disputes, with his verdict and settlement numbers exceeding $300,000,000, including breaches of contracts, real estate, securities, first amendment, entertainment, employment and other business-related cases.

Bob has also successfully represented clients, individual and corporate, in construction, restrictive covenants, and Title VII cases and contract, discrimination, trade secrets, business torts, land use, entertainment, and other complex civil business litigation. He has represented more than 100 cases, which he has tried to verdict or judgment and many more in which favorable settlements were received for clients.

Bob holds many awards including Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in St. Louis, Attorney of the Year by Lawyers Weekly and Largest Verdicts and Settlements in the State of Missouri.


2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2017, 2016 and 2015 Best Lawyers in America
2023, 2022, 2021, 2020 “The Power List” for Commercial Law attorneys
2022 Missouri Lawyers Media’s Power List of Top 100 Attorneys
2022 Top Settlement Missouri Lawyers Media
2020, 2019, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers
2016 Lawyer of the Year, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
2015 Largest Reported Defense Wins, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
2014 Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers – St. Louis Top 50
2011 Largest Plaintiff Wins, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
2010 Attorney of the Year, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
2010 Largest Plaintiff Wins, Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Practice Areas



J.D., University of Missouri, Columbia, 1973
B.A., Drake University, 1969


United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
United States Tax Court
United States Supreme Court