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 many areas of civil litigation, including truck accidents, motorycycle accidents, motor vehicle accidents, dog attacks, 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 handling cases for insurance companies and their insured. He was named a Partner at a preeminent insurance defense law firm before joining Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Lantzy has developed a successful track record of significant trial verdicts. He 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. Clients consistently provide excellent feedback in the form of five-star reviews and thoughtful and compassionate praise of his file handling and resolution of claims on behalf of his clients.
Robert has been a featured speaker for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, hospital case managers, city and county health departments and motorcycle advocate organizations.
Call (800) 606-1717 for a free case review and speak to Robert Lantzy about your case today.
Areas of Practice
- Automobile Negligence
- Trucking Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Wrongful Death Lawsuits
- Dog Bites & Attacks
- Lead Paint Poisoning
- Spinal Cord & Traumatic Brain Injuries
- General Environmental Contamination
- Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1997
Honors: Cum Laude
- Central Michigan University, 1994
Notable Settlements & Verdicts
- $1,500,000 fatal auto accident case
- $1,300,000 lawn mower injury case
- $1,000,000 pedestrian wrongful death case
- $1,000,000 auto accident wrongful death case
- $800,000 semi-tractor trailer injury case
- $490,000 dog bite injury case
- U.S. District Court For Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Honors & Activities
- Earned "Excellent" Rating by AVVO, the top Internet Lawyer Rating Service
- Top AV Peer Rating for Skill & Integrity by Martindale-Hubbell
- Selected as a "Super Lawyer"
- Named Best Lawyer by U.S. News & World Report
- Named Best Personal Injury Lawyer by Lawyers of Distinction
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
- Oakland County Legal News: Getting To Know Robert Lantzy
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.