Legal advisor for large healthcare firms and renowned jurist for the US District Court’s Western Pennsylvania District
The Honorable Robert Cindrich has provided legal guidance to medical providers and suppliers for more than two decades. He is currently counsel at Schnader Attorneys at Law in the firm’s Business and Litigation departments. He is also President of Cindrich Consulting, LLC.
Previously, Judge Cindrich served as senior advisor to the President, Senior Vice President, and Chief Legal Officer of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He counseled UPMC’s executive leadership and board of directors on key corporate governance, strategic business, and biosecurity initiatives.
Prior to joining UPMC, Judge Cindrich was a member of the US District Court for the Western Pennsylvania District. He has served as adjunct professor at both the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Duquesne University Law School. He was also chair of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission; United States Attorney, Western Pennsylvania District; Assistant District Attorney; and Assistant Public Defender, Allegheny County.
In addition to his current role on Innovu’s Advisory Council, Judge Cindrich is a member of the Board of Directors of Mylan, Inc., and a past member of the Board of Directors for Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Zapproved, Inc., and 21st Century Biodefense, Inc. He is also Managing Partner of Cindrich & Titus, a law firm he co-founded.
Judge Cindrich is actively involved in his community as a Trustee of the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, Chair of the Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and a past member of the UPMC Mercy Hospital Board of Directors.
He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, the American Inns of Court, and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Judge Cindrich graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and received his undergraduate degree in History/Political Science from Wittenberg University. He was also a Specialist IV in the US Army Reserves and a staff sergeant in the US Air Force Reserves.