Bob is an attorney in Polsinelli’ s Business Litigation department. Bob combines his strong advocacy skills, business minded practice, and specialized knowledge of Delaware corporate law to partner with clients and effectively resolve business disputes. His practice focuses on complex business, derivative, securities, and shareholder class action litigation in both federal and state courts throughout the country.
He has significant experience defending companies, boards of directors, and senior management in shareholder derivative litigation in, among other jurisdictions, the Delaware Court of Chancery. He also has significant experience with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, both defending companies named in class action litigation and in counseling compliance issues with companies in a diverse range of industries, including energy, finance, health care, and retail.
Bob is an active member of the American Bar Association including serving as the co-chair of the Delaware Corporate Committee of the ABA’s Commercial and Business Litigation Committee. Bob is also active with the Defense Research Institute and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and he regularly speaks and writes on Delaware corporate law issues and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Before joining Polsinelli, Bob worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Donald F. Parsons, Jr. of the Delaware Court of Chancery. After his clerkship, Bob practiced in a large New York City law firm before returning to his hometown of Kansas City. As an extension of his prior work in Delaware, Bob frequently partners with attorneys in the firm’s Wilmington office and regularly practices before the Delaware Court of Chancery.
- Selected for inclusion in "Under 40 Hot List" by Benchmark Litigation, 2018-2019
- Selected for inclusion in "Under 40 Hot List" by Benchmark Litigation, 2017-2018
- Law clerk for The Honorable Donald F. Parsons, Jr., Delaware Court of Chancery, 2007-2008