Robert is a corporate attorney and civil litigator. He began his career with the international firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, where he worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax practice groups. During this time there, Robert assisted with a variety of corporate matters, including financings, reorganizations, and real estate transactions. He also provided significant pro bono assistance to non-profit organizations dedicated to ecosystem and wildlife conservation.
Robert later moved to a small firm in his hometown of Denver, Colorado. There, he assisted regional and local clients across a variety of industries. He became active in the start-up and venture capital community in Colorado and advised clients as they either received or extended financing to achieve their goals.
In the summer of 2019, Robert accepted a position as an Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Justice in the Federated States of Micronesia. There, he defended the government against a diverse array of civil and administrative claims. He also worked as a prosecutor in several high-profile criminal cases.
In his free time, Robert enjoys fly fishing, hiking, and playing sports. He is passionate about habitat conservation on land and in the oceans.
- B.A. (Pomona College Scholar), International Relations (Economics, Physics), Pomona College
- J.D. (Solomon Merit Scholar), University of Chicago Law School
- Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, Federated States of Micronesia National Government
- Associate Attorney, Fortis Law Partners LLC, Denver, CO
- Associate Attorney, Hutchinson, Black & Cook LLC, Boulder, CO
- Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, Palo Alto, CA
- Leading Cases: In Re Blood Reagents, The Antitrust Report 2015.
- Thailand Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit Market Study and Report (2010), commissioned by the French Development Bank.
- The Effects of Renewable Energy Policy on Innovation in Wind and Solar Technologies, The Forum for Energy Economics and Development, Oct. 2009.
Admitted to practice in Colorado and the Federated States of Micronesia