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Robert Hamilton, Jr.


In 2024, Rob was selected as a Professional Who's Who and Best Lawyers in America, selected him as “Ones to Watch” in 2024. In 2023, Rob had two State Jury Trials to verdict and a Federal Jury Trial. Rob received a Pro Bono Certificate from the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York for his work in 2023. Rob was the 2nd person to complete the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers’, Masters of Trial Advocacy Program in 2023. To be certified, it took almost 2 years and required 200 hours of Continued Legal Education.

Rob has extensive experience having handled thousands of cases on behalf of plaintiffs, defendants, insurance carriers, employers, and claimants. Rob has appeared in Federal Court, New York State Supreme Court, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board and in other forums throughout the State of New York. In addition to Worker’s Compensation, Rob has honed his litigation skills by handling liability claims against insureds, employers, and municipalities across New York.

Rob handles all aspects of a case from beginning to end with a focus on efficient and advantageous results for clients. Rob has successfully handled cases controverted on behalf of both parties; fraud cases from both sides; successfully arguing for and against, requests for surgery and other treatments; death cases; Schedule Loss of Use cases; and complicated Loss of Wage Earning Capacity cases. Rob has successfully written and argued summary judgment motions across New York; submitted Applications for Board Review and Rebuttals; and argued in front of the 4th Department Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court.

Rob began his career as a United States Marine in 2007.  While in the Marines, Rob worked on criminal cases ranging from disobeying orders to the worst crimes imaginable. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. This award was partly based on the amount of Jury and Bench Trials he worked on, while working at the Legal Service Support Section at Camp Pendleton.  

He continued his career to Norfolk and Williamsburg, Virginia. While at these locations, he worked on administrative separations; traveling to bases that fell under the Regiment's command to ensure they were up to date on current systems and methods; and he was in charge of bringing the Regiment up to standard with the systems he created in California.  

Rob earned a B.A. degree in Political Science and Government from Ashford University in 2015. After graduating he moved to New York City in 2016 for the Accelerated Law Program at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. While in Law School he completed several internships.  

Rob is a Board Member for Friends of Night People, Inc. When Rob is not working, he is an avid golfer, Buffalo Bills fan and always on the lookout for the newest restaurant in town.