Robert P. Duvin - Littler Mendelson P.C.

Robert P. Duvin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983
Phone: 216-623-6100

Working with a range of clients that include those in the cultural arena, Robert P. Duvin provides day-to-day advice and counsel about:

  • Contract interpretation
  • Problems arising from collective bargaining agreements
  • Employment discrimination
  • Wrongful termination
  • Business restructuring 

As a chief negotiator, he has successfully produced contracts that have included company-saving concessions, and he has worked extensively with the supermarket industry, addressing economic challenges and offering valuable advice. In recent years, he also has served as mediator.

Additionally, Robert's practice includes representing clients, including arts organizations, in commercial and high-stakes litigation matters. In that capacity, he has appeared before all levels of federal and state courts on a variety of matters. He also has been asked to speak on numerous occasions on the state of labor relations and collective bargaining. 

Prior to joining Littler Mendelson, Robert founded a law firm in 1972. That firm grew to 47 attorneys, represented major companies throughout the country in all areas of labor relations and employment law, and was selected by The American Lawyer as one of the top six management labor law firms in the country before merging with Littler in 2007. In law school, he authored an article for the Columbia Law Review.

Columbia UniversityLL.M Indiana UniversityBA Indiana UniversityJ.D.
Advisory Board of Northeast Ohio - New York Community BankOhio Bar AssociationCleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Office Location

Oswald Centre, 20th Floor
1100 Superior Avenue East
Cleveland, OH 44114-2518
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management