Robert H. Owen

Robert H. Owen

Senior Attorney
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
412-288-4019 (Direct dial)

A civil litigation attorney, Robert’s practice focuses on insurance coverage, bad faith, and other types of commercial litigation disputes. He has significant experience counseling clients and litigating insurance matters arising out of commercial general liability, employment practices liability, directors & officers, and professional liability coverage forms.

Robert has more than a decade of prior experience at a large, global law firm representing businesses in a wide variety of complex litigation matters. In addition to insurance coverage, he has handled contract, products liability, trade secret, and construction disputes in state and federal court and alternative dispute resolution.

He has performed extensive pro bono work throughout his career, including representing victims of domestic violence in obtaining protection-from-abuse orders and trying a civil rights matter to jury verdict in federal court. He graduated from law school with Pro Bono Honors for volunteering more than 100 hours of service during law school. He has volunteered for the ACLU, the Center for Death Penalty Litigation, Appalachian Legal Services, and the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project, among others.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Law
  • Intellectual Property

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Pro Bono Honors
  • Brooklyn College, City University of New York
    • M.F.A.
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    • B.A. cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • ACLU, Volunteer
  • Center for Death Penalty Litigation, Volunteer
  • Appalachian Legal Services, Volunteer
  • Domestic Violence Advocacy Project, Volunteer