Robert L. Joyce
Robert Joyce has extensive experience in advocacy and trial practice. His practice has focused on insurance coverage and other commercial litigation, products liability and toxic tort litigation.
In the area of insurance coverage, Mr. Joyce has been lead counsel for clients in major complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts nationwide. He has earned a reputation for careful, innovative, aggressive and effective representation, often in opposition to some of the largest corporations in the world. He has also counseled clients on the applicability of coverage under liability, property and professional liability policies.
In the area of toxic tort litigation he has litigated matters including asbestos bodily injury and property damage cases, sick building, mold and lead cases as well as workplace chemical exposure and toxic fire cases.
Mr. Joyce has represented a variety of manufacturers and distributors in products liability litigation and has served in the role of national coordinating counsel. In the course of that role on behalf of various firearms manufacturers, importers and distributors he served on both the steering committee and trial teams in a widely reported successful defense against a series of industry-wide litigations commenced by state attorney generals and other governmental agencies and entities across the country.
Robert Joyce is a frequent lecturer on topics associated with his practice areas and litigation and trial practice generally.
New York State Bar
Connecticut State Bar
U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York
NY Appellate - 2nd Dept.
Fairfield University, B.A., 1980
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1984
New York Super Lawyer (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)