Robert H. Gurbacki

  • Partner since 1987


East Aurora, NY



Rob has been a partner and member of the firm since 1987. Through the years, Rob has settled hundreds of personal injury cases, yielding verdicts and settlements of $1 million or more. Many of Rob's clients come from all over WNY including: Northtowns, southtowns and southern tier. When it comes to experience, Rob has the record to show what it takes to win. 
He is a lifelong resident of western New York and resides in East Aurora with his wife and children. Rob grew up in Amherst, NY Sweet Home and Amherst school district.  His Kids went to Williamsville schools and East Aurora schools. Currently all three kids grown and married and/or living in Buffalo area and DC area.  His children attended schools at SUNY Geneseo, Cornell Vet School and Villanova Law. Each chose career paths as a Biochemist, Veterinarian and Asylum Officer respectively. The youngest child is currently a freshman at University of Pittsburgh studying engineering.  Rob is now a proud grandfather as well. 
When Rob isn't in the office, you can find him relaxing at home or spending time with his family in Western New York. 


  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate
  • Criminal Defense/DWI/Vehicle and Traffic
  • Wills, Powers of Attorneys & Health Care Proxies


  • New York, 1981
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1981


  • University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1980
  • University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1977
    • Honors: cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • St. Thomas More Guild

Pro Bono Activities

  • Church / Historical Society / Adult Day Care
  • Moose Lodge 370


  • Structured settlement of man struck by municipal police car who sustained traumatic brain injuries and loss of limb
  • Settlement for estate of woman in fatal accident due to black ice
  • Settlement for woman involved in MVA with oil company truck
  • Settlement for woman with traumatic brain and physical injuries sustained as passenger in vehicle struck by dump truck