Rob is a seasoned litigation lawyer representing clients before numerous tribunals and at all levels of court right up to the Court of Appeal for Ontario. His practice focuses on Civil litigation, notably disputes involving:
He also has considerable experience in cross-border issues.
Rob has a firm conviction that taking the time to listen carefully to clients and their needs, and adequately and consistently communicating with them, lies at the heart of delivering effective advocacy. He puts this philosophy into practice in all his dealings with his clients. Clients say they appreciate his calm demeanour, candour and assertiveness both in the boardroom and in the courtroom.
A political science graduate with an M.A. from Columbia University, Rob worked in policy development and government affairs for several industry associations in association with the Food and Consumer Products Manufacturers’ Council before completing his J.D. at the University of Toronto in 2003, where he was awarded the Leonard Feigman, Q.C. Prize in Evidence and the Norman Levy Prize in Jurisprudence. He went on to obtain an LL.M. in law and economics at that university and received a Canada Graduate Scholarship. Rob continued to work in public and political affairs before being called to the Bar of Ontario and appointed a Notary Public in 2008. Rob is proficient in Spanish as well as English.
Law Society of Upper Canada
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
Royal Ontario Museum – Young Patron’s Circle
Columbia University Club of Toronto
The Arts & Letters Club – Toronto