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Rob concentrates his practice in the areas of litigation, government investigations and compliance.

Rob is a results-driven litigator with over 20 years of experience handling a wide range of complex commercial, employment, insurance coverage, IP, and class action litigation matters. He represents clients before state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and related state agencies.

He is passionate about defending clients’ rights in products and technology. He’s known for his track record of litigation wins and favorable settlements, and for proactive and effective counsel that helps clients minimize risk and exposure. Rob focuses quickly on the critical dispositive issues to reach a resolution with minimal cost for the client. Before joining Husch Blackwell, he worked for several years as in-house counsel in the tech industry – due to this experience, he fully understands client concerns about cost and efficiency, as well as client needs and priorities.

In addition to litigation, Rob defends clients in civil and criminal government investigations and regulatory enforcement actions relating to employee whistleblowers, cybersecurity, data privacy, global anti-corruption (FCPA), insider trading, securities fraud, healthcare fraud and False Claims Act violations. He has extensive experience representing clients before the DOJ, FTC, SEC, FINRA, DOL, HHS, Inspectors General and state attorneys general. Rob also advises clients on regulatory compliance issues and implements corporate compliance programs designed to avoid enforcement actions. 




  • HP President’s Quality Award, 2015
  • ACC Global Counsel Awards – Litigation Team of the Year, 2014


  • J.D., University of Virginia
    • Virginia Law Review, Editorial Board
  • B.A. Economics, Brigham Young University
    • magna cum laude


  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Texas State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • IPO Association Standing Committee, Litigation


  • Spanish, fluent
  • Experienced with a large variety of litigation matters in both state and federal courts involving contractual disputes, employment, insurance coverage, intellectual property, products liability, and securities fraud.
  • Acted as lead attorney for more than 150 separate litigations and arbitrations for tech companies, including disputes with billion-dollar exposure. Successfully defended dozens of matters without client paying any settlement or judgment amount.
  • Managed and responded to government investigations and enforcement matters from the DOJ, FTC, SEC, FINRA, HHS, DOL, and EEOC relating to breaches of data security and privacy, insider trading, Medicaid and Medicare fraud, and violations of the FCPA and False Claims Act.
  • Represented insurance companies on a broad range of policy coverage issues and bad faith claims, including environmental litigation and CERCLA cost recovery actions.
  • Represented Big Four accounting firms in individual and class actions alleging violations of state and federal securities laws, in which damages claimed exceeded $2 billion.
Outside the Office

Rob loves sports, especially baseball, and is a lifelong Yankees fan. He spends much of his free time with his family, which includes four young adult daughters.

Community Leadership
  • Hebron Hawks Cross Country & Track Booster Club, Board Member, 2015-2018
  • Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

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