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Adams, Robert M.

Robert specializes in products liability litigation against pharmaceutical companies and health insurance companies (HMO’s). In addition to supervising the litigation of hundreds of cases, Robert manages the trial preparation of most major cases at Eglet Prince. Robert works closely with his partner Robert Eglet as second trial counsel in most of Robert Eglet’s trials. Robert also holds the distinction of being the only partner to work for the firm before going to law school.

Born in Utah, but raised in Southern Nevada, Robert graduated from Rancho High School in Las Vegas. As an expert automotive machinist, he discovered his analytical mind served him well in recognizing and solving problems. His knack for exhaustively scrutinizing issues led to his career in law.

Robert received his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After receiving a Paralegal Certificate from the University of San Diego, Robert first worked for the firm as a catastrophic injury paralegal. He went on to study law at Whittier Law School in Southern California while continuing to work for the firm during summer and holiday breaks. Robert gained more valuable career preparation in personal injury law as a clerk for the Police Litigation Unit of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.

An avid sports fan, Robert particularly enjoys football and auto racing.

Honors and Awards

  • Pillar of Justice, Nevada Justice Association, 2016
  • Nation’s Top One Percent Trial Lawyers, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Peer Recognition and Professional Achievement, Top Attorneys in the Mountain States, 2015
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013, 2015
  • The Top 100 Verdicts, The National Law Journal, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The American Association for Justice, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The American Trial Lawyers Association, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Top Verdicts of 2011: Sacks v. Sicor Inc. $182,600,000, Verdict Search (11th Largest Products Liability Verdict in America)
  • Top Verdicts of 2010: Chanin v. Teva, $505,100,000, Verdict Search (4th Largest Products Liability Verdict in America)
  • Top Verdicts of 2010: Patient Infected with Hepatitis C from Shared Vial, VerdictSearch
  • Excellence in Practice, Super Lawyers, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Excellence by the Peers in the Legal Community, Top Attorneys in the Mountain States, 2014
  • Peer Recognition and Professional Achievement, Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Excellence and Achievements by the Legal Community, Mountain States’ Top Attorneys, 2012
  • Biltmore Who’s Who, 2012
  • Featured in Super Lawyers/Mountain States, Super Lawyers, 2011
  • Personal Injury Plaintiff: General, Top Attorneys, 2011
  • Honored as a “Patron” by the Nevada Law Foundation

Education

Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California
J.D. – 1998
Honors: Whittier Law School, Trial Advocacy Honors Board, 1997-1998

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
B.A. – 1992
Major: Criminal Justice

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers’ Products Liability Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers’ Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC), Member
  • Million-Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Rue Rating’s Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Charter Member
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide, Lifetime Member
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide, Top Executive Club Member, 2015
  • Covington Who’s Who, Featured Member, 2012, 2014
  • Biltmore Who’s Who, Honored VIP Member, 2012
  • Distinguished Justice Advocates, Lifetime Charter Member

Law Firm: Eglet Prince
Practice Area:
Address: 400 South 7th Street, Suite 400
City / State / ZIP: Las Vegas Nevada 89101
Website: http://www.egletlaw.com
Email: radams@egletlaw.com
Phone: (702) 450-5400
ASLA Membership State: Nevada
Law School: Whittier College
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