Attorney Profile

Mackey, Robert T.
Partner, Senior Trial Counsel

ROBERT T. MACKEY graduated from the State University of New York in 1996 and thereafter completed his Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Quinnipiac, formerly the Bridgeport Connecticut School of Law, in 1999. While in Law School, he argued misdemeanor trials while interning with the Connecticut District Attorney’s office in New Haven. In addition, he captained his Mock Trial Team, which competed on a national level.

Mr. Mackey began his practice, litigating serious personal injury cases on behalf of plaintiffs and criminal cases on behalf of defendants, in both State and Federal Courts. He holds law licenses in New York, Connecticut and California. He has worked as a trial attorney for the insurance defense firm of Early, Maslach & Rudnicki, where he tried over 20 jury trials, procuring 18 consecutive defense verdicts. Since joining Veatch Carlson, he continues to try many civil cases before juries and frequently lectures on the handling of uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist claims. He has successfully arbitrated and mediated hundreds of civil cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants.

Mr. Mackey has been a member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2008. His current focus is on civil jury trials and his cases have included automobile negligence, motorcycle and pedestrian negligence, slip and falls, premises liability, employment, products liability, assault and battery, malpractice, civil rights, fraud, libel/slander, property loss, landlord-tenant and wrongful death.