Robert L. Greer

BWG Founding Partner

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EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Arizona, 1978
  • B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Northern Arizona University, 1974

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Arizona State Court
  • New Mexico State Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Defense Research Institute
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PROFILE

Robert Greer is a founding partner of Baird Williams & Greer, LLP, as well as an AV rated trial lawyer – the highest peer review rating in the legal practice. Greer is a certified specialist in wrongful death and personal injury law by the Arizona State Bar, and speaks Cantonese fluently.

Greer has been the lead counsel in nearly 100 a number of jury trials involving aggressive insurance dispute litigation, including personal injuries, professional liability, insurance bad faith, consumer product design, aviation crashes, fires and explosions, truck and bus and rental vehicle accidents.

He has represented cases tried to juries with amounts in controversy or verdicts in excess of $1,000,000. Reported decisions and appeals include:

  • Cook v Orkin Exterminating Co., 258 P.3d 149 (Ariz. App. 2011) (applying economic loss rule to pest control contract)
  • State Farm Insurance v Premier Manufactured Systems, 172 P.3d 410 (Ariz. 2007) (applying comparative fault principles in products liability actions)
  • Adiutori v. Sky Harbor Intl. Airport, 880 F. Supp. 696 (D.Ariz. 1995) aff’d in table form, 103 F.3d 107 (9th Cir. 1996) (Americans with Disabilities Act as applied to airport transportation system)
  • Law v. Superior Court of Arizona, 755 P.2.d 1135 (Ariz. 1988) (adopting seat belt defense in Arizona)
  • Broadbent. v. Broadbent, 907 P.2d 43 (Ariz. 1995) (abolishing parental immunity in Arizona)
  • Garcia v. General Motors, 990 P.2d 1069 (Ariz. App. 1999) (seat belt defense in conflicts between state laws)

A fourth generation lawyer in Arizona, Greer continues fighting for and protecting the rights of clients.

Robert Greer was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in the United States 2016 in the following area(s):

  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
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