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University of Connecticut, B.A., Summa cum laude

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., Summa cum laude

Rob is an experienced litigator and a partner in the firm's Litigation Practice. He has represented clients in dozens of complex, high-stakes cases in federal and state courts, including class actions and collective actions.

While Rob's practice covers many areas of business and commercial litigation, he focuses principally on intellectual property cases (patent and trade secret disputes) and employment cases (wage-and-hour and non-compete disputes). Rob also represents whistleblowers and corporate defendants in False Claims Act ("Qui Tam") lawsuits.

Rob is a summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Connecticut and a summa cum laude graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School. He served as an Articles Editor on the University at Buffalo Law Review and received the John N. Bennett Award for highest academic achievement in the graduating law school class.

Rob has been listed in Upstate New York Super Lawyers from 2013-2019. He is listed in America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators. 

Rob serves on the Board of Directors of the Erie County Bar Foundation. He is a member of the firms' Compensation Committee and Finance Committee. He is a former Board Member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo and the Music is Art Foundation.  

Honors

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Litigation - Intellectual Property) 2020
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2019
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • John N. Bennett Award for Highest Academic Achievement in Graduating Law School Class

Publications

Community & Pro Bono

Rob serves on the Board of Directors of the Erie County Bar Foundation. He is a member of the firm's Compensation Committee and the firm's Finance Committee. He is a former Board Member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo and the Music is Art Foundation.