Robert Gross

Robert Gross

Of Counsel
Seattle, Washington

Bob's association with Elk & Elk began in 1992. Then, in 1999, Bob became one of the first attorneys in Ohio to be certified as a specialist in the field of workers' compensation. His certification required him to pass a written exam, demonstrate substantial involvement in workers' compensation, fulfill enhanced educational requirements and undergo a rigorous peer evaluation.

Bob has argued before the Supreme Court of Ohio and has lectured on several workers' compensation issues. He is currently Of Counsel to Elk & Elk representing injured workers before the Bureau of Workers' Compensation and the Industrial Commission of Ohio.

Bob worked as a law clerk to the U.S. District Court Judge, Ben Green. He then practiced workers' compensation law with a large firm for 10 years.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Case Western Reserve
    • M.B.A. - 1979

Honors and Awards

  • Leading Lawyer by Inside Business, December 2010
  • Ohio Super Lawyer by Cincinnati Magazine, 2004
  • Top three workers' compensation attorneys by Inside Business Magazine, 2001 - 2003
  • The Nations Top 100 Injured Workers' Attorneys, 2014 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group