Robert D. Boroff

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Robert D. Boroff Overview

Rob is a partner in the Cleveland office of Gallagher Sharp where he focuses his practice on commercial transportation, rideshare, telecommunications, and construction litigation. Rob defends national and international motor carriers, freight brokers, logistics providers, rail intermodal terminal services companies, transportation network companies, and rideshare companies involved in catastrophic commercial transportation accidents and cargo loss claims. Rob is national counsel for one of the largest trucking companies in the nation and is part of Gallagher Sharp’s Rapid Response Team that is tasked with immediately responding to accident scenes for the purpose of investigating and evaluating catastrophic losses for his clients. Rob has coordinated and performed hundreds of Rapid Responses for his clients throughout Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Florida, Georgia, and Oregon. Rob also devotes a significant portion of his practice on telecommunications litigation, in addition to defending manufacturers, general contractors, and subcontractors in claims involving construction defect, breach of contract, commercial disputes, and personal injury. Prior to returning to his hometown and joining Gallagher Sharp in 2014, Rob practiced law in the commercial transportation and construction fields for eight years in Chicago, Illinois.

Bar Admissions

  • 2006, Illinois
  • 2014, Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Admitted, Pro Hac Vice, Florida


  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) (Annual Seminar Committee, Chair 2022-2023)
  • Trucking Defense Advocacy Council (TDAC) (Inaugural Member)
  • Bluewire
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) (Transportation Section)
  • Themis Advocates Group
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D. 2006)
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Moot Court Team
  • Miami University (B.S. 2003)

Honors & Recognition

  • 2019 Emerging Leader Award, Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)


  • Allison Rose Foundation