Robert C. Creighton

Robert C. Creighton Partner

P 618 607 5332 F 618 607 5299
1405 N. Green Mount Road
Suite 400
O'Fallon, IL 62269
1405 N. Green Mount Road, Suite 400, O'Fallon, IL 62269
Overview

Robert C. Creighton focuses his practice on toxic tort, products liability, personal injury, and education law. 

Robert has experience representing local, national, and multinational clients in all phases of simple and complex litigation in several jurisdictions. He enjoys utilizing this experience as a key member of the national trial team for a major product manufacturer.  

Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • New York
  • New Jersey
Education
  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 2007

When not in the courtroom, Robert takes and defends depositions of essential fact and expert witnesses throughout the country. Robert has also obtained favorable results for injured parties in both state and federal court. This includes a negotiated settlement in a civil rights case for an indigent individual in federal court. 

Prior to joining the firm, Robert was an Assistant State’s Attorney in Jefferson County, Illinois. Prosecuting the felony drug docket gained him significant first chair jury and bench trial experience, including numerous convictions.  While in law school, Robert was a member of the Moot Court Board, served as an Associate Editor and Chief of the Journal of Legal Medicine, and was inducted into the 2010 National Order of Barristers. 

A St. Clair County native, Robert currently resides in Belleville, Illinois. Robert is licensed to practice law in Illinois, New Jersey, and New York. Robert is also licensed in to practice in the United States District Court – Southern District of Illinois. 

News & Insights

Publications

  • Cheeseburgers, Race, and Paternalism: Los Angeles’ Ban on Fast Food Restaurant, Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 30 Issue 2, 249-267 (2009)
  • Fat Taxes: The Newest Manifestation of the Age-Old Excise Tax, Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 31 Issue 1, 123-136 (2010)