Robert W. McIntyre

Robert W. McIntyre

Of Counsel
Cleveland, Ohio

Mr. McIntyre counsels companies and individuals in an extensive range of legal matters, including corporate governance, domestic and foreign commercial, contract, litigation, administrative proceedings, intellectual property, and environmental law matters. Mr. McIntyre's wide range of experience and expertise in both corporate matters and litigation brings a comprehensive approach to successfully resolving client concerns and critical business situations.

Mr. McIntyre's experience both in North American and worldwide representations have involved:

  • Sales and acquisitions of businesses in North America, England, Italy, Poland, UAE, Greece and China;
    General Counsel for an international trade association;
  • Establishment of US dealer networks and advising foreign heavy equipment and parts manufacturers; and
  • Advising foreign businesses on corporate, trade, commercial and intellectual property matters in the U.S.

Significant litigation before courts, administrative agencies and foreign tribunals on behalf of U.S. and foreign clients:

  • Federal, Bankruptcy and state court litigation involving contracts, real estate, product liability, manufacturing, distribution and environmental matters;
  • Practice before the International Trade Commission and the U.S. Court of International Trade; and
  • Representing U.S. and foreign companies in proceedings before tribunals in England, Australia, and Italy.

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1975
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1976
  • U.S. Court of International Trade, 1984
  • Italy, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1975
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.S. - 1966

Representative Clients

  • Arthur Anderson
  • British Tire & Rubber
  • First Wisconsin Bank
  • General Signal Corp.


  • Society Corp.
  • Cardinal Industries
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Northern Trust Bank

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who in American Law, 1990 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association, Member
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association, Member
  • Society of Automotive Engineers International, Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Master Tool Co., Engineering Manager, 1971 - 1975
  • Caterpillar Inc., Product Development Manager, 1965 - 1971
  • McIntyre, Kahn & Kruse Co. L.P.A., Founder / Senior Partner, 1975 - Present


  • Italian