Robert A. Lockhart

Robert A. Lockhart

Robert A. Lockhart is a partner in our Charleston office.
(304) 341-0500


Robert Lockhart joined Cipriani & Werner in 2016 as a partner in its Charleston, WV office.  His practice includes general defense litigation with a focus on insurance litigation and coverage matters.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Lockhart practiced with two of the largest defense firms in West Virginia, where he represented a diversity of clients on matters ranging from labor and employment disputes and workplace injuries to mine safety and environmental issues.  Since then, he has been retained by a number of regional and national insurance carriers to represent clients in the trucking, construction, grocery, banking, restaurant and other industries.

Mr. Lockhart has advised insurers regarding coverage issues arising under a variety of policies and has filed and defended coverage actions involving auto, homeowners, environmental and commercial liability.  Mr. Lockhart has also defended claims for extra-contractual liability.

Mr. Lockhart has appeared in courts throughout West Virginia.  He is admitted to practice before all West Virginia state courts, federal courts in the northern and southern districts of West Virginia and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the Transportation Lawyers Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Defense Research Institute, Kanawha County Bar Association and Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.

Mr. Lockhart was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 in the practice area of Litigation - Insurance.