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Robert has over 30 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. In addition to representing clients in litigation and appeals involving contracts and commercial disputes, utility law, employment disputes, corporate governance, securities brokerage, real estate, and probate, Robert also advises privately held businesses in their organizational, contracting and governance matters, as well as business disposition and acquisition transactions.

Robert’s clients have included:

  • securities broker dealers and associate persons
  • suppliers of electric, gas, water, sewer and telecommunication utility services
  • distributors of computers and software
  • manufacturers of steel, automotive parts, medical devices and tools
  • local governmental entities
  • commercial baking companies
  • suppliers of agricultural products
  • real estate developers
  • insurance companies

Other Info About Robert


Law School

Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 1975, cum laude
Indiana Law Review
Note and Development Editor, 1974-1975

Undergraduate School

Indiana University, B.A., 1970

Bar Memberships

Robert is licensed to practice in the following state(s):



Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America©, 2007–2019

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2004–2018

Barton Award, Indiana Swimming, 2001

Diplomat, Indiana Defense Lawyers Association, Indiana Defense Trial Counsel, 1994

Exceptional Performance Citation, Defense Research Institute, 1993

Indiana Defense Lawyer of the Year, Indiana Defense Lawyers Association, 1990

“Who’s Who in Law,” Indianapolis Business Journal

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Indiana Defense Lawyers Association, President, 1993

American Board of Trial Advocate, Associate, 1992

Indianapolis Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association, Utility Law Section, Member; Internet and Electronic Commerce Committee, Chairman, 2004-2006

Defense Research Institute

Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Indiana Swimming, Inc., Review Chair, 1999-present

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