West Virginia University, B.A., 1997
Law School Attended:
Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court for the District of Delaware; 2000, Delaware; 2004, Maryland; United States District Court for the District of Maryland; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
•Delaware State Bar Association; Member
Wilmington, Delaware, 1975
Experience: In January 2016, the Court of Chancery approved a $4.6 million settlement obtained on behalf of a class of common stockholders of Trados, Inc.; In InterDigital v. Wistron, Rob obtained a temporary restraining order requiring Wistron to stay an action pending in Taiwan. InterDigital, Inc. v. Wistron Corp., Del. Ch., 2015 WL 4055373, Noble, V.C. (July 2, 2015). InterDigital initiated the action in Delaware's Court of Chancery on June 5, but Wistron removed the matter to the District of Delaware on June 11. Rob then obtained, on an emergency basis seven days after the removal, an order remanding the matter to the Court of Chancery. The Court of Chancery entered a temporary restraining order on July 2, 2015.; Rob tried the first contested matter to reach judgment under Delaware's statute allowing the Court of Chancery to review and validate defective corporate acts, 8 Del. C. 205, after which the Court retroactively validated several problematic stock issuances and re-established his clients' voting control of the company. In re Numoda Corporation Shareholders Litigation, 2015 WL 402265 (Del. Ch. Jan. 30, 2015).