Representing an industry which is subject to federal regulation and impacted by numerous international treaties and conventions, Robert’s practice includes consulting with aviation industry clients on compliance issues and interpretation of treaties and conventions which may impact potential or pending litigation. Defending clients against claims arising during international transport, Robert has litigated a variety of issues including simple negligence claims, unlawful restraint allegations, and security related matters including unlawful search and seizure allegations.
In his construction litigation practice, he defends clients against construction defect claims. Robert has represented contractors in a number of different cases involving a variety of construction defect claims including those for damages resulting from moisture penetration and mold. As part of his casualty defense practice, Robert represents clients in a variety of matters including premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, and defective product claims. These cases arise from a variety of circumstances ranging from a seemingly simple motor vehicle accident to complex matters such as alleged defects in component parts of large systems which have supposedly resulted in claims for substantial business interruption and other losses.
Robert earned his law degree from the Florida International University College of Law where he graduated, magna cum laude, and third in his class. He served as an Articles Editor on the FIU Law Review as well as a research assistant and member of the FIU Student Government Supreme Court. While in law school, Robert was a Dean’s Scholar and received Book Awards in Legal Skills and Values I, II, and III, Toxic and Environmental Torts, Medical Malpractice, and International Law.