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Robert is a commercial litigator with deep insurance knowledge. He has handled more than $1 billion in claims under various types of policies — including cyber, directors’ and officers’ liability (D&O), errors and omissions (E&O), commercial general liability (CGL), kidnap and ransom (K&R), property, environmental, and product recall — and helps clients place coverage and consider risk management more broadly. In addition to his insurance practice, Robert handles a variety of non-insurance litigation, including administrative, bankruptcy, product liability, and criminal matters. Before beginning private practice, Robert clerked in the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and US District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.

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Experience

  • Cooley Secures Win in Mallinckrodt Chapter 11 Case 

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law
    JD, Order of the Coif, Georgia Law Review, summa cum laude, 2013

  • University of Georgia Terry College of Business
    MBA, Finance, Beta Gamma Sigma, 2013

  • University of Georgia
    ABJ, Advertising, AB, Sociology Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, with honors, 2009

  • The Institutes
    Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Claims (AIC)


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Georgia

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • Risk & Insurance Management Society

  • American Risk & Insurance Association

  • CPCU Society

  • Lloyd's Market Association

  • Turnaround Management Association

  • Law360 Insurance Editorial Advisory Board (2021)