Boston College, B.A., cum laude, 1979
Suffolk University School of Law, J.D., cum laude,1982
Banking and Finance
Corporate and Business Law
Commercial Real Estate
1982, Rhode Island
1983, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
1983, U.S. Tax Court
Rob joined the Firm in 1993. The focus of his practice is in the areas of commercial banking, business and real estate. For over 30 years, he has represented numerous national and state chartered banks, as well as borrowers in all kinds of lending transactions, including real estate, construction, asset-based and commercial lending and work-outs, as well as transactions between lenders, including the negotiation of participation agreements, inter-creditor agreements, subordination agreements and the like. Rob also represents both issuers of letters of credit and borrowers in a variety of public finance transactions and provides counsel in work-out matters, often drafting and negotiating forbearance agreements and related documents. In addition, Rob counsels many corporate and partnership clients on all aspects of business law, including formation, operations, contract preparation and mergers and acquisitions.
For over a decade, Rob has been listed in Woodward/White Inc.’s Best Lawyers in America in the Banking and Finance category. He is currently, and has for more than two decades, achieved AV Preeminent® designation by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
Prior to joining the Firm, Rob was a partner in the Providence law firm of Roberts, Carroll, Feldstein & Peirce.
Rob is a former member of the Board of Governors, and past Commodore, of The Barrington Yacht Club, and was a past Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of Narragansett Bay Yachting Association.