Rob Snyder has handled cases in a variety of practice areas including qui tam/whistleblower, business torts, products liability, and personal injury. Rob has successfully represented clients in federal and state court and in arbitration and has helped his clients recover more than $160 million in settlements and judgments. Recently, Rob was part of the team that obtained a $108 million settlement against a major bank in a non-intervened False Claims Act case. Rob is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading national legal rating agency, and has been named a Georgia Super Lawyer, an honor reserved for only 2.5% of Georgia lawyers.
Born in New Jersey, Rob’s family moved to Lawrenceville, Georgia when he was in elementary school. Rob graduated from Brookwood High School and then attended the University of Georgia graduating with honors with a degree in Philosophy. Rob came back to Athens, Georgia, to attend the University of Georgia School of Law on scholarship and graduated magna cum laude in 2008. During law school, Rob served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law and as a board member of the Working In Public Interest Conference. Rob graduated in the top 5% of his law class and was inducted into the Order of the Coif after graduation.
After law school, Rob clerked for the Honorable Harold L. Murphy of the U.S.D.C. for the Northern District of Georgia, Rome Division and then practiced at two highly regarded law firms in Atlanta, Georgia. Rob is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and Florida, the Federal Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, and is a Barrister in the Lamar Inn of Court.
Rob lives in Decatur with his wife Melissa and their sons Charlie and Jack.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2014||09/29/2020|
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2008||09/24/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2019|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Attorney||Rogers & Hardin LLP||2012 - 2015|
|Attorney||Schreeder Wheeler & Flint LLP||2010 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||Honorable Harold L. Murphy, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Rome Division||2008 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Atlanta Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Lamar Inn of Court||Barrister||N/A|
|Mercer Law Review||Trial Practice & Procedure, (Co-Author)||2016|
|Mercer Law Review||Trial Practice & Procedure, (Co-Author)||2015|
|37 RUTGERS COMPUTER & TECH. L. J. 156||Web 2.0 Crashes Through the Courthouse Door: Legal and Ethical Issues Related to the Discoverability and Admissibility of Social Networking Evidence||2012|
|35 GA. J. INT'L & COMP. L. 645||"Disillusioned Words Like Bullets Bark"; Incitement to Genocide, Music, and the Trial of Simon Bikindi||2007|
|University of Georgia School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Georgia||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|2017 Federal Bar Association Annual Convention||Understanding and Applying the False Claims Act’s Materiality Standard Post-Universal Health v. Escobar||2017|
|GTLA Conference||Introduction to Arbitration for New Lawyers||2015|
|2015 GTLA Conference||Developments in Georgia Punitive Damages Law--An Overview of Recent Case Law Regarding Punitive Damages Awards & the O.C.G.A 51-12-5 Statutory Cap" (with James E. Butler, Jr.)||2015|