Robert Crockett

Biography

Bob Crockett was a partner in an international firm until December 31, 2014. He had practiced there since 1982. He is a trial and appellate lawyer.

In 2014, the State Bar’s California Lawyer magazine named him, along with 61 others, “Lawyer of the Year” for work he did on behalf of the ACLU. Thompson Reuters has named him a “Los Angeles Super Lawyer” (top 5%) in 2005, 2010, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. He served as an editor of the County Bar’s Los Angeles Lawyer magazine for several years in the 1980s. Mr. Crockett has been a continuing legal education panelist.

Mr. Crockett has published Robert D. Crockett, “Religious Free Speech and Somebody Else’s Civil Rights, etc.,” Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion (2012) 13:364; Robert D. Crockett & Jonathan Jenkins, “Taking it to the Bank: A Recent Survey of Jury Verdicts in Los Angeles, etc.”, L.A. Law., Sep. 2001, at 47. He also published two tax-related notes as a law review member and has published two articles in 2003-04 on nineteenth-century criminal jurisprudence.

Mr. Crockett was an economics professor for a Los Angeles County junior college in the 1980s. In 1979 he worked as an engineer for Boeing Computer Services on the Air-Launched Cruise Missile competition with General Dynamics.

Mr. Crockett competes in marathons, running ultrathons and bicycle centuries, placing as high as fourth overall in one 100 mile ultrarun event. He has run the Boston Marathon and has qualified to run it as recently as 2018. Bob snowboards with his sons and friends.

Clients appreciate Bob for his unqualified dedication to cases, to success and victory, and for strategic thinking. He has handled the most complex of cases, from market share disputes in airline antitrust cases to copyright violations committed by a law firm. He has assembled a stellar group of lawyers clients would find difficult to employ except in major law firms.