Robin D. Craig

Robin Craig

Robin is a founding partner of Craig & Winkelman LLP.  She has over 20 years of experience as a litigator, primarily handling complex civil litigation matters.  She represents clients in a wide range of civil and insurance related issues, including complex coverage disputes, as well as insurance defense and other general civil litigation matters, including appeals.  Robin has received a peer-reviewed AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Before attending law school, Robin acted as an assistant claim administrator for an excess and surplus lines insurer, and later worked as a claims assistant for a facultative reinsurance intermediary.  She received her law degree from the University of California-Davis.  During law school, she was a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in products liability and an editor of the UC Davis Law Review.  As a member of the UC Davis National Mock Trial Competition Team, she was named ABOTA Student Trial Advocate of the Year.  As an undergraduate, Robin attended Shimer College, where she studied the Great Books. 

Robin and Bruce first worked together at Boornazian, Jensen & Garthe.  Robin left the firm, and later became an equity partner at Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps.   When she left Luce Forward to start her own firm, she and Bruce joined forces to create a small firm designed to cater to the needs of their loyal and sophisticated clients. 

Robin is a member of the State Bar of California, and has represented clients throughout California, in both federal and state courts, as well as other jurisdictions.  She is also admitted to the United States Courts of Appeal, Ninth and Tenth Circuits.  She is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Bar Association of San Francisco, Litigation and Solo and Small Firm Practice Sections. 

Robin is proud of her pro bono work on behalf of various non-profit entities, including the California Coalition for Battered Women in Prison, the Prison Law Office, and the Chimpanzee Collaboratory.  She is a committed supporter of the Center for Great Apes and Save the Chimps, which provide loving sanctuary to three of her most precious and vulnerable clients.   

Out of the office, Robin is a mosaic artist and amateur sculptor.  She also enjoys hiking, reading, writing, photography, and travel.  She lives in the Oakland Hills with her dog Andy, and cats Lizz and Maybe.