Robert F. Hagans, III

Robert F. Hagans, III

Associate, Products Liability

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Mr. Hagans represents clients throughout New York and New Jersey on a variety of complex civil litigation matters, including general products liability and toxic torts. He also has experience in general liability matters, where he has drafted and successfully argued dispositive and pre-trial motions. Prior to joining Gibbons, Mr. Hagans was an associate in the General Liability Group of another New Jersey firm, where his practice focused on defending such claims as motor vehicle accidents, construction site accidents, and negligent construction and repair.



The George Washington University Law School (J.D.)

  • Recipient, Pro Bono Excellence in Service Award
  • Student Attorney, The George Washington University Law School Public Justice Advocacy Clinic
  • Black Law Students Association

George Mason University (B.A., cum laude)

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

District of Columbia

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Professional Activities

Garden State Bar Association

Middlesex County Bar Association

National Bar Association

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Participant, 2023 Pathfinder Program

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Judicial intern to the Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria, VA, January-April 2017

Civic/Charitable Activities

Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout

Legal Employment

Intern in the United States Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General Civil Division