Robert A. Fitch

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Robert A. Fitch

New York

Tel (212) 323-7070

Fax (212) 323-7099


Robert A. Fitch is a Resident Partner in the Firm’s Downtown Manhattan office.  Mr. Fitch concentrates his practice in the defense of architects and engineers, construction, medical and oral surgery malpractice claims, and commercial motor vehicle litigation. 

He received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.  He is admitted to practice in New York since 1974, as well as in Federal Courts in Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Fitch has tried over 125 cases to verdict and is a member of the Defense Research Institute, Federal Bar Council, Medical Professional Liability Association and Trucking Industry Defense Association.

Mr. Fitch was named a New York Metro Super Lawyer in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 by Super Lawyers. He has a peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell of AV (the highest).

Mr. Fitch is a member of Rawle & Henderson LLP's Executive Committee.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 1973)
Syracuse University (B.A., 1970)

Professional Associations

Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
Federal Bar Council
Medical Professional Liability Association

Seminars, Speeches & Publications