Robert Hunt, Jr. joined F&P’s Delaware office in 2013, concentrating his practice in workers’ compensation and employers’ liability. He has experience representing clients at all stages of the litigation process, from hearings before the Industrial Accident Board and appeals to the Delaware Superior and Supreme Court to settlement and mediation. His clients primarily include employers, insurers, and third-party administrators from companies of all sizes across a variety of industries.

Before joining Franklin & Prokopik, Robert served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jay H. Conner and the Honorable Mark D. Buckworth for the New Castle County Family Court in Delaware. He remained with the Family Court for another year to serve under the Honorable Chandlee Johnson Kuhn, Chief Judge of the Family Court of the State of Delaware.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Thomas P. Lomax and Nicholas P. Theodore Memorial Award for accumulating the most pro bono hours in his graduating class, Widener University School of Law
  • Wrote for Widener Journal of Law, Economics & Race

F&P Blog and Insight Articles

Spring 2022 – Death Benefits in Delaware – Changes to Surviving Spouse’s Eligibility

Summer 2021 – Reopening of Delaware Courts in Response to Coronavirus

Summer 2020 – Digital Freight Brokerages May Impact Liability for Shippers and Carriers


Robert is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association. In his free time, Robert volunteers at the Delaware Office of Child Advocates to represent abused, neglected and dependent children in the Delaware Family Court System.