Rob has twenty-one (21) years of legal/business/transactional experience with a focus on the areas of telecom and commercial real estate. Rob began his career working for AT&T during law school. There, Rob participated in negotiating the acquisition, disposition and management of ground and rooftop leases for AT&T.
Rob has also been a member of business-focused law firms. During this time, he was responsible for providing representation that included being directly involved in the structuring, financing and negotiation of the acquisition and disposition of various real property assets, together with developing a strong business-focused legal practice (extensive contract negotiation and drafting, mergers and acquisitions, financing, etc.). Prior to becoming affiliated with Vertical Consultants, Rob worked in-house with a publicly traded IT service provider providing legal representation and counseling as it relates to the company’s commercial contracts, including the negotiation of long term leases for data center operations and the management of existing data center leases, together with supporting the company’s sales department and procurement department with all contracts. Rob maintains a separate legal practice today and is a member of InTown Legal, a boutique business-focused law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Rob has a law degree from Seattle University School of Law and a B.A. degree in History from Auburn University.