State of Maine U.S. District Court for the District of Maine U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Hamilton College B.A. Oxford University Georgetown University University of Maine of Law School, J.D.
Maine Supreme Court
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America New England Super Lawyers, 2013-2018 New England Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2011-2012 Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants, 2019 Best Lawyers in America, 2016-2019 Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, 2016
American Bar Association
Maine State Bar Association
Cumberland County Bar Association
Maine Trial Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (www.NADN.org)
Notable Reported Decisions Northeast Ins. Co. v. Young, 2011 ME 89, 26 A.3d 794 Grant v. Corr. Med. Servs., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 133395 (D. Me. Nov. 16, 2011) Estate of Lewis v. Geico, 600 F. Supp.2d 220 (D. Me. 2009) Jade Realty Corp. v. Town of Eliot, 2008 ME 80, 946 A.2d 408 (Me. 2008)
<br />Rob is engaged in all aspects of civil litigation in both state and federal court, with a particular focus on professional liability and municipal liability defense, insurance coverage disputes, construction litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. Prior to private practice Rob completed a judicial clerkship with Donald G. Alexander, Associate Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
Rob was born in Portland, Maine, and he graduated from Cony High School in Augusta. Rob earned a BA in Government and English from Hamilton College. He also studied International Law and British Foreign Policy at Oxford University, and the American Political Process at Georgetown University. While attending Georgetown, Rob worked as an intern for U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe. During law school, Rob served as both a production editor for the Maine Law Review and as a Legal Writing Instructor for first-year law students. Upon graduation, Rob was awarded the Maine State Bar Association’s 2000 Pro Bono Student Award.
Rob is a former high school football coach, he enjoys golf, hunting, and fly fishing, and he is involved in a variety of community and charitable events throughout the year.