Robert E. Stopher

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Tel: 502.589.5980
Fax: 502.561.9400

Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation with emphasis on Tort and Insurance Defense, Product liability, and Professional liability.


University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1977
Davidson College, B.A. Cum Laude, 1974


Bob Stopher focuses on civil trial work with special emphasis on the defense of tort and insurance matters for a variety of corporations and insurers. He has successfully tried over 100 civil cases to verdicts in state and federal courts throughout Kentucky. A lifelong Kentuckian, Mr. Stopher joined the firm in 1977 and became a partner in 1979. He currently serves on the firm’s executive committee.

Professional Recognition and Memberships

American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
Top 50 Lawyers in Kentucky for 2012, Kentucky Super Lawyers
Listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers (Civil Litigation Defense) 2007-present
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Personal Injury Litigation) 2003-present
Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Lawyer Peer Rating (5.0 out of 5.0)
International Association of Defense Counsel, Member
Defense Research Institute, Member
Citizens for Better Judges, Attorneys’ Steering Committee
American Bar Association, Member
Kentucky Bar Association, Member
Louisville Bar Association, Member

Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers for:
Litigation – Insurance, Louisville (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
Litigation – Insurance
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants