After a short time at a large Kansas City law firm, Rob joined the law firm of Langdon & Emison in 2002. He was named as a partner in the firm in 2007. In 2009, Rob left Langdon & Emison with three other young lawyers to form Sullivan, Bautista, Morgan, Allen & Chronic L.L.C. After two years of astounding growth, the firm reorganized as Sullivan, Morgan and Chronic, LLC in 2011 and Sullivan Law LLC in 2013.
Throughout his legal career, Rob has handled wrongful death cases and serious injury cases in a variety of areas, including products liability, railroad crossing accidents and automotive negligence. Rob’s practice is exclusively dedicated to representing injured persons and their families, primarily focused in the area of products liability, trucking and railroad crossing litigation. As lead counsel, Rob has obtained a number of favorable results on behalf of injured people and their families, including a seven-figure verdict listed as one of the Top 20 verdicts of 2006 in Missouri and a $7 million wrongful death verdict in a trucking case in Arkansas Federal Court in 2011. Rob obtained a $15 million verdict in a boat explosion case, the highest plaintiff’s verdict in Missouri for 2014. Rob was also co-counsel in a 2005 verdict against Ford Motor Company where his client was awarded $17 million in damages due to a defect in a Ford vehicle. Most recently, Rob has obtained a $2.5 million verdict in a case involving a Ryobi Lawnmower that exploded and the first verdict ever against the worldwide fitness company CrossFit Inc.
Rob is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been selected as a Top 100 Litigator every year since 2007 by The American Trial Lawyers Association. Rob has also been voted by his peers as Top Rated Products Liability Attorney by Super Lawyers every year since 2010. The cases Rob has been involved in have resulted in settlements or verdicts in excess of $100 million. Rob currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and is the former Chair of the Executive Committee for the Railroad Law Section of the American Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association. Rob has had numerous speaking engagements on a local and national level and has published several articles including articles published in the national publication Trial Magazine. Rob currently handles cases from coast to coast, including cases in Missouri, Maryland, Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, Minnesota, Kansas, California, Oklahoma and Illinois.