Rob Astorino, Jr. – Attorney
Rob Astorino, Jr. is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He is a trial attorney focused on seeking justice for clients. His civil litigation practice focuses on helping people who were seriously injured in car wrecks, big truck wrecks, motorcycle wrecks, slip and fall cases, or from medical malpractice receive compensation for their loss. He has experience representing wrongful death cases where persons die as a result of the negligent, reckless, or wrongful acts of others.
Mr. Astorino’s civil litigation practice also includes handling consumer fraud, breach of contract, insurance coverage denials, bad faith, and other consumer protection cases. He has successfully advocated for his clients in both state and federal courts, including the Kentucky Supreme Court. He has distinguished himself in the last few years by successfully representing individuals whose constitutional rights were violated by local governments, police or other employees of the state acting on behalf of a state or local government in what is commonly known as Section 1983 actions.
Mr. Astorino has built a business services practice within Stein Whatley Attorneys. He provides legal representation for small and medium sized business owners related to prelitigation and business litigation matters resulting from commercial disputes with other businesses, breach of contract, or partnership disputes.
Born and raised in the St. Matthews neighborhood of Louisville, Mr. Astorino graduated from Trinity High School in 2006. A Purdue University alum, he graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and minors in both Finance and Psychology. He went on to obtain a Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia in 2013.
Mr. Astorino is currently licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association, the Louisville Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. Super Lawyers selected Mr. Astorino to their distinguished “Rising Stars” list in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
In his spare time, Mr. Astorino participates in the Bluegrass Lacrosse Officials Association (BLOA), where he officiates youth and high school lacrosse. He is currently vice president of the BLOA board.
- Trinity High School, Louisville KY, 2006
- Purdue University (BS, Economics, 2010)
- University of Georgia, School of Law (JD, 2013)
- Admitted to Kentucky Bar, 2013
- United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
- United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana
- United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
- Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Kentucky