Robert K. Dixon
Partner
rdixon@sandersroberts.com
p 213 426 5000

Robert K. Dixon is an experienced trial attorney who specializes in defending high profile corporate clients in product liability, personal injury, and consumer litigation in state and federal courts throughout California. He represents clients from a variety of industries, including automotive, pharmaceutical, construction, and retail. Mr. Dixon has been repeatedly recognized as a “Rising Star” in the area of “Personal Injury Products: Defense” by Super Lawyers® for 2015 – 2021, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.
In addition, the cases he litigates run the spectrum from single-plaintiff/defendant cases to multiple-party complex matters. He is experienced in managing matters from inception through trial as well as navigating matters through the arbitration process. He is a former in-house counsel where he was tasked with, among other things, managing hundreds of toxic tort cases concurrently. His corporate-counsel experience provides him with unique insights that are critical for ensuring that litigation and corporate objectives are always aligned. Throughout the years he has achieved successful results for his clients both in the courtroom and through the negotiation of favorable resolutions.
He devotes a considerable amount of his practice to representing automotive companies in state and federal courts throughout California. His experience includes defending automotive clients in cases involving fraud-based claims; warranty claims under the Commercial Code, California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act and Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act; and claims under California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act and Unfair Competition Law.
In addition, he regularly represents manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in product liability and wrongful death actions. In particular, he has defended the design, manufacture, performance, and warnings of a diverse array of products made by some of the world’s largest manufacturers. These products include automobiles, construction equipment, power tools, automotive component parts, and engines. In addition to his trial practice, Mr. Dixon is actively involved in the American Bar Association as well as NAMWOLF. Mr. Dixon was named “Top 40 Under 40” by SD Metro Magazine in 2019. He was also honored by the National Black Lawyers, as one of the country’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2015.