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Robert Walker

Robert J. WalkerPartner

98 Willis Avenue
Mineola, New York 11501
(516) 248-2002

Robert J. Walker is the managing partner and one of the founding members of Gallagher, Walker, Bianco & Plastaras, LLP Since graduating from St. John’s Law School in 1978, Mr. Walker has been engaged in the defense of personal injury actions at the trial and appellate levels. Over his career he has tried in excess of two hundred cases to verdict. His experience includes the trial of complex, high exposure cases of many types, including products liability, medical malpractice, Labor Law, automobile and premises liability. Mr. Walker has enjoyed the privilege of defending at trial the insureds of many prominent insurance carriers such as Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company, Nationwide Insurance Company and Sentry Insurance as well as many of the world’s largest corporations including Costco Corp., John Deere, Terex Corp, Genie and Hewlett-Packard. His career and the firm share a singular focus – delivering not only legal excellence, but also value to clients.



St. John’s University School of Law
Jamaica, New York 11439
JD. 1978


Staff member of the St. John’s Law Review, 1976 – 1977.
Senior staff member of the St. John’s Law Review 1977.
Dean’s List 1976 and 1977.
American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Criminal Procedure.Faculty, Defense Research Institute, Chicago 2006,
Preeminent Lawyer – Superstars of Trial

Has attained the highest professional and ethical rating (“AV”)

from Martindale- Hubbell, the leading national law directory.

Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers 2009-2018
Recognized as one of the Top Attorneys in Metro New York,
New York Times, 2015, 2017
Super Lawyers – New York Metro 2013-2018
New York Law Journal Verdicts Hall of Fame 2015.


St. John’s University
B.A. Psychology, 1975


New York State Courts.
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York.
United States District Court, Southern District of New York.


New York State Bar Association
Member New York State Bar Association, Special Committee on Medical Malpractice
Nassau County Bar Association.
Nassau – Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association.


Note, Application of Foreign Objects Discovery Rule Extended
to Cause of Action in Negligence and Breach of Warranty.
51 St. John’s Law Review 678 (1977)
Note, Coverage Issues Relating to Premises Liability.
New York State Bar Association Premises Liability 1996,
Spring 1996
Medical Malpractice in New York, 4th Edition, New York State
Bar Association, Author, Chapter 1


Married, three children.