Robert L. Shuftan

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Robert Shuftan has more than 30 years of experience representing manufacturers and chemical companies in class actions and mass tort matters that pose industry-wide implications. One client calls him “bright, articulate, well-versed in the law and handles himself as well on the shop floor as in the Boardroom. …The results obtained by Bob and his firm have been nothing short of outstanding.”

Bob concentrates his practice in civil litigation where he has experience with a wide range of chemicals and products, including coke and coal-tar based materials, wood preservatives, asbestos, agricultural pesticides, heavy metals, PCBs, solvents, and nanotechnology.

Within the pharmaceutical and medical products industry, Bob has a deep understanding of products and medical devices related to treatment of cardiac, orthopedic, thyroid, and arthritis conditions.

Bob serves as national counsel to leading manufacturers and chemical companies and is a key adviser to top business executives, general counsel, and boards of directors. He spends a considerable amount of his time advising clients on reputation management issues related to litigation matters and regulatory requirements.

He also counsels clients on proactive product warning and compliance programs. Bob brings substantial leadership to his practice, having served as managing partner of two law firms over the last two decades.

Professional Affiliation:

  • Board of Advisors, Center on Lawyers and the Professional Services Industry, Harvard Law School
  • Member, President’s Circle of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1979
  • B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1976, summa cum laude


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