St. Louis/Madison County ∙ Chicago ∙ New York City

Robert C.

Attorney At Law

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  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
  • J.D., cum laude, Southern Illinois University School of Law, 2010


  • Illinois
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Practice Areas

  • Toxic Torts
  • Asbestos
  • Personal Injury
  • Education Law

Robert C. Creighton joined Kurowski Shultz LLC in January 2013. He focuses his practice on toxic tort, products liability, personal injury, and education law. Robert represents local, national, and multinational clients in all phases of simple and complex litigation in several jurisdictions. He enjoys utilizing this experience as a key member of the national trial team for a major product manufacturer. When not in the courtroom, Robert takes and defends depositions of essential fact and expert witnesses throughout the country.

Prior to joining the firm, Robert was an Assistant State’s Attorney in Jefferson County, Illinois. Prosecuting the felony drug docket gained him significant first chair jury and bench trial experience, including numerous convictions. While in law school, Robert was a member of the Moot Court Board, served as an Associate Editor and Chief of the Journal of Legal Medicine, and was inducted into the 2010 National Order of Barristers.

A St. Clair County native, Robert currently resides in Belleville, Illinois. Robert is licensed to practice law in Illinois, New Jersey, and New York.



  • Cheeseburgers, Race, and Paternalism: Los Angeles’ Ban on Fast Food Restaurant, Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 30 Issue 2, 249-267 (2009)

  • Fat Taxes: The Newest Manifestation of the Age-Old Excise Tax, Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 31 Issue 1, 123-136 (2010)