Hon. Robert A. Graci (Ret.) is Chair of the firm’s Attorney and Judicial Ethics and Discipline practice. As a former Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge and retired Chief Counsel to the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania, Judge Graci brings more than 40 years of diverse judicial and legal experience to Saxton & Stump’s clients. He also serves in the firm’s Appellate and Post-trial Advocacy and Investigations and Criminal Defense groups, as well as the Higher Education industry with Title IX services.
Judge Graci also serves as a Mediator and Arbitrator for the firm’s partner organization, Optimal Dispute Resolutions. Between his experience as an appellate judge, his service as Chief Counsel to the Judicial Conduct Board, and his work in the Attorney General’s Office, Judge Graci has seen some of the most complex issues. As a result, he is well-positioned to approach each mediation and arbitration in a fair and objective manner to bring even the most complicated cases to resolution.
As Chief Counsel to the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania, Judge Graci was Chief Legal Adviser to the Board and was responsible for supervision of the Board’s staff, the conduct of its investigations and the Board’s prosecutions before the Court of Judicial Discipline. During his time, he served in various capacities in leading and supporting investigations into allegations of misconduct and other Board activities.