Robert C. Haynes joins Secrest Wardle’s Troy location as a Partner. He is a member of the Firm’s Amusement and Leisure, Construction, Drug and Medical Device, Environmental and Toxic Tort, Malpractice/Professional Liability, and Product Liability Practice Groups. With over eight years of experience, Mr. Haynes possesses a thorough understanding of the law and the litigation skills necessary to deliver effective results to his clients.
Robert Haynes has extensive experience in trial and pretrial disposition of matters in diverse areas of the law. He has tried multiple jury cases to defense verdicts as lead counsel, and has conducted the full scope of litigation, including all pretrial phases, and secured successful resolution of matters through dispositive motion practice, oral advocacy, settlement negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.

Mr. Haynes received his Juris Doctor from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2011 where he was a part of the Moot Court Honor Society and took part in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court in Vienna, Austria. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master of Arts Degree from the University of Toledo in 2000 and 2002, respectively.

Mr. Haynes is a member of the State Bar of New York. He is admitted to practice law in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

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