Robert J. Shilts
Of Counsel , Louisville KY
Rob joined Stoll Keenon Ogden in 2023 as Counsel to the firm and is a member of the Healthcare practice group. His practice focuses on representing physicians, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and correctional healthcare defendants in multifaceted medical negligence lawsuits in both state and federal court. An experienced litigator, Rob represents clients through all phases of litigation, from pre-suit investigation and discovery to trial and appeals.
Healthcare: Rob counsels and represents medical providers and hospitals through every phase of litigation. His deep experience working with medical clients gives him the ability to quickly grasp and address the inherent complexity of medical malpractice cases.
Correctional Healthcare: Rob represents medical professionals in correctional healthcare settings. He is well versed in the unique challenges associated with correctional healthcare and defends cases filed both in state and federal court.
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 2005, J.D.
Bellarmine University, 1998, B.A., magna cum laude
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Professional & Community Activities
Louisville Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
American Bar Association
Bellarmine Alumni Board 2006-2012
Bellarmine Alumni Board President 2010-2011
Bellarmine University Alumni Ambassador and Career Consultant 2009-present
The Best Lawyers in America®, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, 2021 – present
Super Lawyer®, 2019 – 2023
Kentucky Super Lawyer Rising Star®, 2016 – 2018
2023 Snot Force Annual Meeting, KY Bourbon + Roses, Medical Legal Presenter
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