Robert P. Cahalan

Robert P. Cahalan

250 South Clinton Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
(315) 474-2911 (phone)
(315) 474-6015 (fax)
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  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1995
  • St. Lawrence University, B.A., 1990

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted to practice in all Courts of the State of New York, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association


Since joining Smith Sovik in 1998, Bob's practice has concentrated extensively in asbestos defense litigation. Bob became a Partner in January 2004 and heads the Firm's asbestos litigation group, representing a wide variety of equipment, sealing, insulating and refractory manufacturers as well as contractors and wholesale and retail suppliers.  He also represents clients as national coordinating counsel for asbestos litigation.  In addition to his asbestos litigation practice, Bob also has broad experience in defending retail and restaurant establishments, construction site litigation, automobile accident and premises liability suits.  

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