Robert W. Eckinger — Senior Attorney

Robert W. Eckinger was born and raised in Canton, Ohio. He is a 1978 graduate of Canton South High School. Robert attended the University of Akron in the chemical engineering program. He participated in the engineering cooperative education program with the BFGoodrich Chemical Group while completing his engineering studies. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Akron School of Engineering in May 1983, and received an Engineering Cooperative Education Certificate.

Upon graduation, Robert worked as chemical engineer for BFGoodrich Chemical Group. During that time, he continued his studies in graduate school while working full time. In 1986, he began work for Rubbermaid, Inc and received a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Akron School of Business the following year in May 1987.

In 1991, Robert was admitted to attend The University of Akron School of Law. While working full time, he completed the four year night school program in 3-½ years. In December of 1994, he received a Juris Doctorate degree from The University of Akron School of Law and was admitted to practice law in the state of Ohio on May 15, 1995.

Robert opened his full time law practice in the summer of 1995. He was admitted to practice before the United States Federal Court in the Northern District of Ohio in 1996 and was later admitted to practice before the Southern District of Ohio. Robert has also practiced in other Federal Courts on a pro hac vice basis. Robert and his wife, Angela, reside in Dalton and have five adult children.

Robert’s Organizations:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association
  • Wayne County Bar Association
  • Builders Exchange of East Central Ohio
  • Ohio Oil & Gas Association
  • Orrville Chamber of Commerce
  • North Canton Chamber of Commerce