Biography

Robert counsels clients, including Fortune 500 companies, family-owned businesses and business executives, on a variety of legal issues, including:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction disputes/matters
  • Subrogation and insurance defense
  • Contractual disputes
  • Real estate transactions
  • Water law
  • Noncompetition agreements

Robert represents clients in federal and state courts across Texas as well as in arbitration. He is also a strategic ally to businesses, offering insights and guidance on operational issues and risk mitigation. 

Representative Matters

  • Represent wide range of commercial construction project contractors in litigation, as well as business owners, developers and individuals in litigation against general contractors and subcontractors relating to various construction issues/defects.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a national country club operator against allegations that the golf course failed to construct and properly maintain its irrigation drains resulting in flooding to downstream property.
  • Represented various businesses against allegations that during the construction of their office buildings, the owners failed to address drainage issues resulting in damages to downstream property.
  • Represented telecommunications companies in lawsuits to recover damages to underground facilities.
  • Represented a national manufacturer of corporate uniforms enforcing its uniform agreements.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Robert was a shareholder at David & Goodman, P.C. Robert also previously served as a judicial clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge Harry W. McKee in Tyler, TX.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Robert currently serves on the City of Irving's Zoning Board of Adjustments (2018-2020).

Robert is a contributing editor to the Associated General Contractors of America's Construction State Law Matrix, providing Texas-related insights to this comprehensive resource that aggregates information on state laws affecting public or private construction projects. 

Honors & Awards

  • Named a “Super Lawyer - Rising Star” by Thomson Reuters (2007, 2008)