Robert M. Slovek

(402) 231-8801
Partner
(402) 346-1148 Fax
Robert.Slovek@KutakRock.com

Mr. Slovek concentrates in complex litigation, including health care issues, insurance-related disputes, professional negligence, products liability with a focus on food contamination, personal injury actions, toxic tort litigation, contract disputes and commercial transactions. He has served as lead counsel in numerous bench and jury trials.

Mr. Slovek has experience managing and overseeing cases in nearly all 50 states. He served as Regional Counsel for one of the largest clinical laboratories in the United States, defending professional negligence claims, an engagement that continued for over a decade and involved 100-plus cases. For more than 25 years he has continuously defended medical professionals against claims of malpractice in multiple jurisdictions. In addition, he has served as first-chair trial counsel in complex litigation involving forensic engineering following an explosion at a large manufacturing facility that caused multiple injuries, resulting in two deaths and millions of dollars in property damage. Mr. Slovek has handled a wide variety of products claims, from the routine to the complex.

Publications:

  • "Legislative Prayer and the Establishment Clause: An Exception to the Traditional Analysis," 17 Creighton L. Rev. 157 (1984).
  • With The Honorable John T. Grant, "Nebraska: Appellate Practice and Procedure," published by Lawyers Cooperative Publishing in 1995.
  • Nebraska section of "The State of the Art Defense in Product Liability Cases: A Fifty-State Survey," published by the American Bar Association Section of Litigation in 1995 and 2003.