Rob is an attorney with over 30 years of experience. He is a generalist in every sense of the word, and brings his wide array of experience to every matter. He has counseled his clients on a variety of corporate, litigation, technology, real estate, contract, regulatory and intellectual property issues.
Rob is an experienced intellectual property practitioner. He registers and maintains trademarks and copyrights, and drafts and negotiates patent, trademark and copyright licenses. He also investigates, files and prosecutes intellectual infringement actions.
Rob has handled a wide array of complex commercial litigation matters. He has tried cases in federal and state courts and is licensed to practice in Virginia and South Carolina. Rob is also Rule 403 qualified to handle cases solo in South Carolina.
From 2011-2014, Rob spent three years in Charleston, South Carolina as General Counsel for Kiawah Partners, a multi-disciplinary, international luxury resort developer. Kiawah Partners has a 25 year history of creating award winning communities at Kiawah Island, The Lodge at Doonberg in County Clare, Ireland and Christophe Harbour, St. Kitts and Nevis. Rob worked to solve issues which mixed business and litigation. such as reviewing and approving development activities, reviewing and responding to investment proposals, negotiating with government official regarding potential development on Hainan Island, China, and other legal matters relating to Kiawah, St. Kitts and Ireland. He worked to solve issues which mixed business and litigation. He worked alongside senior management to handle the day-to-day problems regarding the ongoing real estate development of Kiawah Island.
Rob is excited to be back working in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. His experience helps Mauck & Brooke clients get to the bottom line quicker and more efficiently.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||1984||09/21/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|America's Leading Lawyers for Business||Chambers USA||2012|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2011|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Virginia Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Virginia Super Lawyers||2010|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2010|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Virginia Super Lawyers||2009|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2009|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Virginia Super Lawyers||2008|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Virginia Super Lawyers||2007|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2007|
|Super Lawyer||Virginia Super Lawyers||2006|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2006|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2005|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2004|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2003|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2002|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2001|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2000|
|Partner||Mauck & Brooke PLC||2016 - Present|
|Partner||Troutman Sanders, LLP (Formerly Mays & Valentine)||1988 - 2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|South Carolina Bar||Member||1996 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||1984 - Present|
|University of Virginia School of Law||J.D.||1984|
|Washington and Lee University||B.A.||1981|
|St. Christopher's School||N/A||1977|
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