Robert D. Leary

Robert D. Leary

An avid gardener, Robert and his wife, Lucy, have four children and two grandchildren.



Mr. Leary joined KSLN in 2006, bringing with him an extensive litigation background gained throughout New York State. He has more than 30 years of courtroom experience devoted exclusively to defending self-insured corporations and insurance companies against personal injury and workers’ compensation claims primarily arising out of accidents on construction sites. He has earned a reputation as a man of integrity and achieved excellent results in the trial courts and at all levels of the state appellate courts.



  • After 30 years of service to his country, Mr. Leary retired from the United States Navy Reserve with the rank of Captain, in 2006, and his personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, two Navy Commendation Medals, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.



  • B.A., English, Dartmouth College
  • J.D., State University of New York, University at Buffalo Law School



  • Erie County Bar Association
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association



  • New York State
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York