Robert F. Hunt

Robert F. Hunt

Terre Haute, Indiana

In 1973, Bob Hunt joined the Firm as an Associate and now serves as it Senior Partner. Bob's practice is largely devoted to litigation matters. He has tried numerous cases, both to juries and the judges, within the Circuit and Superior Courts in many of Indiana's Counties.

Bob also has been called upon to handle cases in all of Indiana's Federal Court Divisions and within the Federal Courts of several other states. He has been admitted to appear in three Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal and also to appear before the United States Supreme Court.

Bob’s involvement in dispute resolution matters include numerous mediation and arbitration proceedings. Further, he has handled a multitude of significant settlements, both prior to and during litigation.

As a result of his very active practice, Bob is now a member of both the “Million Dollar Advocates Forum” and the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.”  He recently noted that his forty-one years of civil law practice have taken him to proceedings in more than thirty states and two foreign countries. Bob has also been elected by his peers to serve as both President and Secretary of the Terre Haute Bar Association, for several years.

Recent Notable Decisions:
Tracey Wallace and Eric Wallace v. Jonathan S. McGlothan, M.D., 606 F.3d. 410, C.A. 7 (Ind.) 2010

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Wage Claims for Money Owed to Current and Former Employees
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2010


  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • B.S. - 1970
    • Major: Business Marketing

Representative Clients

  • Indiana Insurance Company
  • GoAmerica Auto Insurance
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Wausau Insurance Company
  • Britt Tools
  • Computer Solutions, Inc.
  • Futerex Industries
  • Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc.
  • Hane Industrial Training
  • Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Group
  • First Farmers Bank & Trust
  • Marshall Plumbing Company
  • Normal Life of Terre Haute


  • Terre Haute First National Bank

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Terre Haute Bar Association, President, 1986 - 1987
  • Terre Haute Bar Association, Secretary, 1976 - 1984
  • Association of American Trial Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum