Profile

Name

Robert Eglet

Firm

Eglet Wall

Firm Website

http://www.egletwall.com

City

Las Vegas

State

NV

Bio

• National Lawyer of the Year in 2010.
• Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2005 and 2012.
• Only lawyer to ever be named Trial Lawyer of the Year twice.
• The Largest Personal Injury Verdict in America in 2010. More than half a billion dollars.
• 4th Largest Personal Injury Verdict in America in 2011, 183 million.
• Only Lawyer to ever have two Personal Injury Verdicts in the top 5 in America in two Consecutive Years.
• The 38th Largest Verdict in America in 2007, 42 million.
• The Three Largest Personal Injury Verdicts in Nevada History
• Three Top 40 Verdicts in America within the Past 5 Years.
• More Multi-Million Dollar Verdicts than any Trial Attorney in Nevada History.
• Member of “The Round Table” – The 100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers in America.
• Honored as One of “The Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for the Past 6 Years by “The National Trial Lawyers Association.”
• Certified by the American Board of Trial Advocates – (ABOTA).
• The Only Attorney in Nevada to be named as one of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America” For Four Consecutive Years.
• Recipient of the “Badger Award”, The Nevada Justice Association’s Most Honored Award.
• The Highest Possible Rating from the Martindale-Hubble Law Directory (AV) and Inclusion in the Martindale-Hubble Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, The Definitive Guide to Americas Leading Lawyers.
• Named as Both a Nevada and Mountain States “Super Lawyer.”
• A Member of the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.”
• Honored as a “Pillar Of Justice” by The Nevada Justice Association.
• Only the Fifth Attorney in Nevada to be named as a “Benefactor” by the Nevada Law Foundation.
• Honored as One of the “Elite Lawyers of America.”
• Lead Trial Counsel in Over a Hundred Civil Jury Trials With Only 3 Losses; an Astounding 97% Winning Percentage in Trial.
• More Than a Billion Dollars in Verdicts and Settlements in the Past 10 Years Alone.
• 30 Verdicts in Excess of a Million Dollars.
These are only a sampling of the reasons Eglet Wall’s Senior Partner, Robert Eglet, is the most respected and sought after trial attorney in Nevada. A testament to this is that Robert receives referrals from hundreds of attorneys from around the United States to try their cases for them.
Robert heads the trial team at Eglet Wall, and is the lead trial counsel on all major cases.
Robert is a past President of The Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and served on its Board of Directors for three years. Robert is the past Vice-Chairman of the Nevada Law Foundation where he served as a member of the Board of Trustees for 6 years. Robert is on the Executive Committee for The National Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Nevada Access to Justice Commission. Robert also serves on the National Advisory Board of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America and is their Regional Director for Nevada, Utah, Arizona and Colorado. Robert is a sustaining pillar of Justice of the Nevada Justice Association (NJA) and a Guardian of Justice of the NJA.
Robert is routinely asked to lecture around the country to various trial attorney organizations and bar associations on trial practice for product defect, large catastrophic injury and death cases.
A resident of Nevada since childhood, Robert graduated from Western High School in Las Vegas. Thereafter, Robert earned a degree in economics, with honors, from the University of Nevada. Robert went on to receive his law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. Robert is also a graduate of Hastings School of Law College of Trial Advocacy and the National College of Trial Advocacy.
After completing his legal education, Robert returned to Las Vegas joining one of Nevada’s oldest and most prestigious law firms where he spent the next four years developing his skills as a trial attorney. Robert then started his own law firm specializing in defending personal injury, insurance bad faith and wrongful death cases. Over the next decade Robert successfully built his firm from two to twelve attorneys, becoming one of the most respected defense firms in Nevada. At the same time, Robert continued to try countless cases.
In 2000, Robert sold his defense practice to his partner and began his partnership with his current partners where he specializes in representing the significantly injured, victims of product defects and defective drugs, commercial trucking accidents, insurance bad faith and wrongful death clients.
When Robert is not pursuing the rights of injured victims, he and his wife Tracy Eglet, also a Partner with Eglet Wall, split their time between their three grown children and the charitable organizations they support.
Education
Legal Education
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific; City: Sacramento; State: California; Country: United States of America
Honors: Top 10% of his Class
Hastings School of Law College of Trial Advocacy

Non-Legal Education
School: The University of Nevada; Country: United States of America;
Degree: B.S.; With Honors
Major: Economics
Areas of Practice
• Products Liability
• Defective Drugs
• Commercial Trucking Accidents
• Personal Injury
• Wrongful Death
• Insurance Bad Faith
Bar Admissions
• Nevada
• U.S. District Court District of Nevada
• U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
• U.S. Supreme Court
Honors and Awards
• National Lawyer of the Year – 2010
• Trial Lawyer of the Year – 2005 and 2012
• The Largest Personal Injury Verdict in America – 2010, more than a half a Billion Dollars
• The 38th Largest Verdict in America in 2007, 42 Million
• More Multi-Million Dollar Verdicts than any Trial Attorney in Nevada History.
• One of “The Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for the Past 6 Years by “The National Trial Lawyers Association”
• Certified by the American Board of Trial Advocates – ABOTA
• Only Attorney in Nevada to be named as one of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America” for Four Consecutive Years
• Recipient of the “Badger Award,” The Nevada Justice Association’s Most Honored Award
• The Highest Possible Rating from the Martindale-Hubble Law Directory (AV)
• Named as Both a Nevada and Mountain States “Super Lawyer.”
• Member, “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.”
• “Pillar Of Justice” by the Nevada Justice Association
• Only the Fifth Attorney in Nevada to be names as a “Benefactor” by the Nevada Law Foundation
• Honored as One of the “Elite Lawyers of America.”
• Lead Trial Counsel in More than a hundred Civil Jury Trials With Only 3 Losses; an Astounding 97% Winning Percentage in Trial.
• More Than a Billion Dollars in Verdicts and Settlements in the Past 10 Years Alone.
• 30 Verdicts in Excess of a Million Dollars.
Professional Associations and Memberships
• Executive Committee for the National Trial Lawyers Association
• The Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
• The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA), National Advisory Board Member
• Nevada Law Foundation, Past Vice-Chairman
• American Association for Justice, Presidents Club Member
• Nevada Access to Justice Commission, Board of Trustees
• Regional Directory of Litigation for APITLA for Nevada, Utah, Arizona and Colorado