Robin E. McGuffin

Robin McGuffin is an attorney in the firm’s Lexington office. She is a member of the Torts & Insurance Practice Group and the Employment Law Service Group.

After graduating first in her class from Vanderbilt University Law School, Robin was a law clerk for the Honorable John M. Rogers, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She now handles a wide variety of litigation matters, including but not limited to product liability, toxic and mass torts, major accidents, contract disputes, and employment discrimination and retaliation claims. Robin also counsels clients on issues such as non-solicitation and non-compete agreements as well as employment policies and procedures.

Robin has experience at all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling to taking and defending depositions to drafting and arguing dispositive motions. Robin also devotes a substantial portion of her practice to appellate advocacy in both federal and state courts.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Managing Employees During a Pandemic

Panel Member, Lexington Forum, October 7, 2021

Institutional Racism in Legal Systems: Criminal Justice, Employment & Housing: Part 2 - Understanding the Impact of Race in Employment

Moderator, presented by National Bar Association, John Rowe Chapter and Fayette County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, September 10, 2020

Sixth Circuit: No Accommodation Without Documentation

Information You Need on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Defense Strategies for Winning on the Statute of Limitations

American Bar Association, Products Liability Litigation Newsletter, August 2019

Kentucky Enacts Medical Review Panel Law Regarding Malpractice Claims

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Ethics Committee, Member

Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, Member

Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Community Involvement

GreenHouse17, Board of Directors (2019-present); Secretary (2020-present)


Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Litigation - Labor and Employment (2022)

Mc Guffin Best Lawyers Ones To Watch 2022
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