Over $1 Billion in verdicts and recoveries
Handling Catastrophic Cases
Nationwide Since 1984
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KANSAS CITY 816-474-8080

Anita Porte Robb

Founding Partner / attorney

Recognized as one of the top ten women trial lawyers in the country Read More



Recognized as one of the top ten women trial lawyers in the country Read More



Recognized as one of the top ten women trial lawyers in the country Read More

Anita Porte Robb is a Cum Laude graduate of The University of Michigan Law School. Ms. Robb is a nationally respected advocate. The National Law Journal has recognized Anita as one of the Top Ten women trial lawyers in the country, and Lawyers USA has identified her as one of five "Women of Note" nationwide.


Record Of Success in Aviation Law

Highlights of Our Results

  • The two highest jury verdicts in the United States in helicopter crash trials: a $350 million verdict for a deceased pilot, and a $70 million verdict for a passenger killed in a Life Flight helicopter.
  • The largest pretrial settlement in U.S. history for a single plaintiff in a personal injury case: $100 million for severe injuries suffered by a flight nurse in the crash of a medical helicopter.
  • A $52.5 million settlement on appeal of $48 million jury verdict for the crash of a Twin Otter aircraft with five fatalities ($10.5 million per victim).
  • A $48 million jury verdict for death of skydivers in plane crash immediately after takeoff.
  • A $38 million settlement for severe burn injuries in a Grand Canyon helicopter crash.
  • A $27.5 million settlement for a small plane crash – a United States record for a general aviation incident.
  • $26 million settlement for death of husband and wife in airplane crash (North Carolina record).
  • $25 million jury verdict for the death of Judge Michael Coburn.
  • $23 million jury verdict for family members killed by a drunk driver.
  • $21.7 million jury verdict for fatal crash of Bell medical helicopter (Kentucky record).
  • $20 million jury verdict in Adams v. Children’s Mercy Hospital, representing the largest medical malpractice verdict in the state of Missouri.
  • $18.4 million record settlement for wrongful death in Nebraska arising out of a helicopter crash.
  • $18 million settlement against the World Wrestling Federation for the death of wrestler Owen Hart.
  • $16 million jury verdict for crash of touring helicopter in Las Vegas.
  • $15 million settlement for death in Chicago plane crash caused by nonprofessional Morgan Stanley pilot.
  • $14 million settlement for the family of a boy killed in a school bus accident.
  • $12 million settlement for a burn victim resulting from a power line failure.
  • $9.25 million bad faith insurance settlement for the relatives of people killed in an automobile crash.
  • $8 million settlement for deaths in air ambulance helicopter crash caused by pilot texting.
  • $7.2 million jury verdict for death of cameraman while filming movie (Iowa record).
  • $5.9 million settlement in Underhill v. Jack Miller Subaru (arm injury during car dealership test drive).
  • $5.6 million settlement against Rolls-Royce Corporation for death of flight nurse in Indiana helicopter crash.
  • $5.1 million settlement in Langenbau v. Med-Trans (wrongful death in Iowa helicopter crash).
  • $5 million settlement prior to lawsuit being filed (death of flight nurse in Alabama air ambulance crash).
  • Representation of United States Senator Jean Carnahan for the plane crash death of her husband, Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, and their son, resulting in a $4 million jury verdict at trial.


  • University of Missouri at Kansas City, B.A., With Distinction, 1979
  • University of Michigan, J.D., Cum Laude, 1982


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  • American Bar Association (ABA) Trial Evidence Committees, Torts and Insurance Practice Committee (TIPS)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Sustaining Member, Aviation Law Section
  • Past President of the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City
  • Member of the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
  • Past Chair of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Medical Legal Committee

At Robb & Robb LLC we work tirelessly to bring maximum justice to our clients and to make the world a safer place, one case at a time.

Anita Robb Founding partner


KC attorneys win $100M settlement over Colorado copter crash


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The Golden Couple


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Robb & Robb Named as Cover "Super Lawyers" for 2007


The Bulldog & The Ballerina

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Aviation lawyer makes a difference


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Lawyers USA

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Woman Burned By Power Line Settles For $12M


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Missouri Lawyers Weekly

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