Robert M. Cavalier
ROBERT M. CAVALIER is the Managing
Partner of LUCAS AND
Mr. Cavalier has extensive litigation experience in product
liability, maritime, professional negligence, insurance
defense/coverage, municipal, defamation, media and
He has successfully defended numerous companies in
these substantive areas of litigation.
His product liability experience has involved
compliance issues with the Consumer Product Safety
Commission, Underwriters Laboratory, Flammable Fabrics Act,
CSA, heavy equipment, as well as petroleum and chemical
product toxic tort exposures.
Additional areas of specialization include copyright
infringement, premises liability, vertical lift
transportation, automobile, Traumatic Brain Injury, Reflex
Sympathetic Dystrophy/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and
future medical expenses.
He has been counsel in declaratory judgment actions
involving insurance coverage disputes concerning an array of
issues and policies.
He received his Juris Doctorate degree
from Rutgers University Law School - New Jersey in 1992.
He is a graduate of Trenton State College (College of
New Jersey) - receiving a Bachelors of Science degree in
Business Administration in 1989.
He is admitted to practice in the state and federal
courts throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as
the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Cavalier is an active member of the
following organizations and their various committees:
PA Disciplinary Board
Maritime Law Association of the United States -
Mid-Atlantic Mariners Club
Defense Research Institute
Media Law Resource Center
Council on Litigation Management
Union League of Philadelphia
He litigates complex cases at the trial
and appellate levels.
Mr. Cavalier has published numerous newsletters,
articles, papers, presented lectures, and actively seeks
continuing education related to his areas of expertise.