Robert M. Lustig

Robert M. Lustig

Cleveland, Ohio

Robert Lustig provides counsel to small businesses and individuals in general business, personal and tax matters. Currently his practice focuses on commercial real estate, estate planning and assisting individuals in the management of their personal and business affairs.

In addition, Bob serves as an arbitrator in Labor, Securities and Commercial matters. He is a member of the following arbitration panels:

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
National Mediation Board
American Arbitration Association
State Employment Relations Board (Ohio)
Ohio Department of Education

Financial Integrity Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

American Arbitration Association

Areas of Practice

  • 20% General Business and Tax
  • 25% Real Estate
  • 20% Estate Planning
  • 20% Estate Management
  • 15% Arbitration

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1960
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1962
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1974


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • LL.B. - 1960
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1957
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Clients

  • Redwood Management Co
  • Snider Co
  • Finelli Ornamental Iron, Co.
  • Joe Bertman Foods


  • 13th Annual Estate Planning Institute, Presenter, Cleveland Bar Association, 1986

Honors and Awards

  • Inducted into City Club of Cleveland Hall of Fame - May 26, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cleveland Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, Member, Grievance Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Cleveland, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • The Montefiore Home, Trustee, Committee Chair, Past Treasurer, 1991 - Present
  • City Club of Cleveland (Past President 1986-1987), 1964 - Present
  • City Club of Cleveland (Past President), Forum Foundation, 1990 - 1994