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Bobby brings a unique and valuable perspective to Rutter & Russin's practice. He formerly worked for the "dark side" representing insurance companies against their insureds. This experience gives him unparalleled insight and perspective that truly sets him apart from the field.

Bobby is passionate about protecting the rights of policyholders. He has experience representing clients in a variety of insurance coverage disputes including claims involving damage to personal and commercial property caused by fire, water, windstorm, hail and other perils; life insurance issues; cyber liability; duty to defend; disaster recovery; and other insurance coverage issues. He also has experience consulting on risk management for individuals and businesses.

His approach to protecting the client's rights is not "one size fits all," but tailored to meet the client's needs. Sometimes that involves filing a lawsuit, but other times appraisal, arbitration, mediation, or settlement is more appropriate. He prides himself on the ability to identify the critical issues and communicate those issues persuasively to a jury, judge, or legal counsel.

Bobby's colleagues have recognized his achievements. He has been named one of Super Lawyers Rising Stars since 2014. Bobby was also named in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Insurance Law. He is a Trustee of the Ohio Association for Justice, and served as the organization's Insurance Committee Chair. Bobby is frequently asked to speak on the topic of insurance law.

The Best Lawyers in America, Insurance Law, 2018

Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Insurance Coverage, 2014-2018

Ohio Association for Justice, Trustee, 2014-2018

Ohio Association for Justice, Insurance Committee Chair, 2014

American Association for Justice

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Insurance Law Section

Ohio State Bar Association, Insurance Law Committee

Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys

American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

United Policyholders, Sponsor

Bobby Rutter
Bobby Rutter
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