Carson-Newman College, B.A., 1972
Vanderbilt Law School, J.D., 1975
Robert’s practice focuses primarily on general civil litigation including commercial law, property law, construction law, employment law and media law. He has extensive experience in trials and appeals in the state and federal courts. He holds an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Before joining the law firm in 2010, Robert served as an Instructor and Staff Attorney at Vanderbilt Law School and the University of Tennessee Law School in the civil and criminal clinical programs respectively. He was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Tennessee. In 1979, he commenced the private practice of law in Nashville, Tennessee.
He is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice in Tennessee and in all the following federal courts: United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, and United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.