Robert C. Pivonka

Rob Pivonka is a partner with ROLF and concentrates his practice on representing and advising employers in connection with employment litigation and day-to-day operational issues concerning employees. He also represents clients in general civil litigation matters.

Rob has been with ROLF since 2007.

Bar & Court Admissions

Rob is admitted to practice law before the following courts:

  • Any state court in Ohio
  • Any state court in Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and DC Circuits


Case Western Reserve University School of Law  Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif

  • Executive Notes Editor, Case Western Reserve Law Review

Marquette University  Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, Magna Cum Laude

  • Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society
  • Kappa Tau Alpha, National Journalism Honor Society

Honors & Awards

Rob has received the following honors:

  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Business Edition

Professional Affiliations

Rob is member of the following organizations:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA), Human Resources Committee
  • LeadingAge Ohio, Human Resources Committee

Community Involvement

Rob has served in the following roles in the community:

  • Board of Trustees, East Side Catholic Center & Shelter (former)
  • President, Marquette University Alumni Association of N.E. Ohio (former)