Robert Brabbit joined SiebenCarey in June 2017, and provides clients with more than 28 years of personal injury law expertise. Robert was a founding partner in the Minneapolis law firm of Brabbit & Salita, PA. As a trial lawyer, he practices in the area of civil litigation on behalf of plaintiffs and concentrates in workers' compensation, automobile negligence, product liability and wrongful death. His practice also includes asbestos related injuries such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer.
Martindale-Hubbell awarded Robert an AV rating after an extensive and confidential peer review by members of the bench and bar. In 2005 he was named one of Minnesota's top 40 personal injury attorneys in a peer-based survey. Robert was most recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 in the field of Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. He has been selected to this list every year since 2016. Robert has been named a Super Lawyer, an honor reserved for the top five percent of all Minnesota's licensed attorneys, every year since 1996.
Robert is a member of the Minnesota Association for Justice, the Minnesota State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. He taught Trial Advocacy and Advanced Trial Advocacy as an Adjunct Professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law for eight years.
Robert is admitted to practice law in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as the United States District Court and United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in 1991. While in law school, Robert served as Executive Editor of the William Mitchell Law Review from 1990-91 and as a staff member from 1989-1990.