Practice Areas: Civil and Criminal Trial Practice; White Collar Criminal Defense
Admitted: 1994, North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Education: Wake Forest University (J.D., cum laude, 1994); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.S., 1991)
Member: Mecklenburg County and North Carolina Bar Associations;
North Carolina Advocates of Justice
Biography: Editorial Board Member, Wake Forest Law Review; Law Clerk for United States Circuit Judge Wade Brorby, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1996-1997; Law Clerk for United States District Judge Graham C. Mullen, Western District of North Carolina, 1994-1996; Author, "A Step Toward a Colorblind Society," 29 Wake Forest Law Review 937 (1994)
Born: Tucson, Arizona, February 18, 1969
Background: Rob attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill as an undergraduate, where he pursued a double major in criminal justice and psychology. He graduated with honors in 1991.
Thereafter, Rob attended law school at Wake Forest University, where he was a member of the Scholastics Honor Society, an Editorial Board Member of the Wake Forest Law Review, and a legal research and writing teaching assistant. Rob graduated cum laude from Wake Forest Law School in 1994.
Following law school, Rob clerked for Chief Judge Graham C. Mullen from 1994 until 1996. While clerking for Judge Mullen, Rob was selected by United States Circuit Judge Wade Brorby for a clerkship on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Following a federal clerkship with The Honorable H. Brent McKnight in the Western District of North Carolina, Rob joined Wyatt & Blake in 1999.
Rob engages in a litigation practice in which he represents individuals and businesses in white collar criminal investigations, criminal cases, and civil litigation since joining Wyatt & Blake, LLP, and became a partner in 2004.
Rob is admitted to practice law in North Carolina and in the United States District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.