Robert M. Stanton, Jr.


ConnecticutMassachusettsRhode Island



40 Court Street 3rd Floor

Boston, MA 02108

Rhode Island

55 Pine Street

Providence, RI 02903


100 Pearl Street 14th Floor

Hartford, CT 06103

Practice Areas



Food Retailers & Manufacturers


Premises Liability

Product Liability



Bob is a Partner based in the firm’s Boston office.  Bob provides counseling and litigation services to all manner of clients, from individuals to Fortune 500 companies, in the state and federal courts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, as well as the court of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, throughout all stages of litigation, as well as on appeal.

Bob’s practice primarily focuses on the hospitality and food retail industries, including defending premises and product liability matters, negligent security claims, as well as liquor and Dram Shop liability actions.  In addition, Bob is experienced in investigating and defending significant property losses related to fire, water, and other toxic and environmental events and conditions, as well as trucking, transportation, and construction-related claims and losses. 

Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court

Notable Matters

  • Obtained summary judgment on liquor liability claims on behalf of restaurant in case alleging significant and substantial closed head injury and seven-figure damages claim.
  • Obtained summary judgment for national restaurant chain in connection with claimed slip and fall incident asserting significant injuries and damages.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of national supermarket chain in connection with trip and fall incident in which plaintiff claimed six-figure damages.
  • Successfully defended appeal of dismissal of complaint related to catastrophic construction injuries.


  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2014
  • The College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2011

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Rhode Island State Bar Association
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court Bar Association