Robert W. Gillikin, II joined Rutter Mills in March of 2009 after practicing law in Pittsburgh for six years. His primary area of focus is Social Security Disability, for which he has represented approximately 2,000 clients in disability claims. He has successfully represented many disabled individuals both before the Social Security Administration and in appeals to federal court.
Mr. Gillikin also represents veterans with disability claims before the Veterans Administration and railroaders with disability claims before the Railroad Retirement Board. He also has litigation experience involving FELA claims, workers' compensation, employee rights, and personal injury.
Notable precedential cases include Pieczynski v. Barnhart, 430 F.Supp.2d 503 (W.D.Pa. 2006) and State, ex rel. Crist v. Cline, 632 S.E.2d 358 (W.Va. 2006).
He was born and raised in Portsmouth, graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College, and received his law degree from the University of Richmond.