Robert Lantzy is a graduate of the Central Michigan University and graduated cum laude from the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University in 1997. Robert is an experienced trial attorney and concentrates his practice in several areas of civil litigation, including lead paint exposure and child lead poisoning, mold exposure and cases involving other general environmental contamination. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Michigan Association for Justice, and the Macomb County Bar Association.
Robert spent the first years of his legal career as a defense attorney for insurance companies. He was named a Partner at a preeminent insurance defense firm before joining Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. He has a successful track record of significant trial verdicts and is well-received by juries due to his detailed trial preparation and his presentation which provides jurors with great insight into his integrity and his compassion for helping his injured clients. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" for his accomplishments.
Areas of Practice:
- Automobile Negligence
- Trucking Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Wrongful Death Lawsuits
- Dog Bites & Attacks
- Lead Paint Poisioning
- Spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries
- General Environmental Contamination
- Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1997
Honors: Cum Laude
- Central Michigan University, 1994
- U.S. District Court For Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Presentations & Speeches:
- Ohio Department of Health on child lead poisoning issues
- Michigan Case Managers Conference, "Preparing For Your Deposition"
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving Victim Impact Panel
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving Law Enforcement Awards
Robert is married and has two children. When not litigating cases, Robert enjoys spending free time with his family and friends. Robert is an avid golfer and runner. He enjoys, and participates in, many summer and winter sports. Robert enjoys literature and music of all genres. He is active in his community and supports many charitable organizations. His support of the Spinal Cord Society is very special to him. Robert’s close friend has been a quadriplegic since 1984 following a diving accident. He and his friend remain vigilant about finding a cure for spinal cord injuries.
Robert has also been active in Macomb County Sports but most significantly with Eisenhower High School Football where his father was the head coach for more than 40 years. Eisenhower football has been one of the most successful high school football programs in the State of Michigan. Robert’s father led the Eisenhower Eagles to 4 state championship games and many more semi-finals. Coach Bob Lantzy’s final career game was a semi-final game against Cass Tech High School in 2012 which the Eagles lost in a defensive battle by a score of 6-3.