A former CPA, Rob now marries his tax accounting background with legal insight to advise on a wide range of tax issues faced by his corporate and individual clients.
Rob focuses his practice on a wide range of federal income tax, estate and gift tax, and employee benefits issues.
Prior to joining the firm, Rob graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he was Co-Executive Articles Editor on the Georgia Law Review. During law school, he worked as an intern in the Office of Tax Policy at the Department of Treasury in the summer before the 2017 Tax Act was passed, and in the Chambers of the Honorable Judge Amy Totenberg. Rob has won multiple writing awards for his tax scholarship and has had articles appear in the Georgia Law Review, ACTEC Journal, and Federal Lawyer.
Before attending law school, Rob worked at one of the Big 4 accounting firms as a Senior Tax Accountant. He advised high-net worth individuals, private equity, and corporate clients on federal, state, and international tax compliance obligations.
- Benefits & Compensation
- Estate Planning
University of Georgia Law School, 2019, J.D., summa cum laude
- Co-Executive Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review
Claremont McKenna College, 2013, B.A., honors in major
- Best Thesis in Economics-Accounting
- California Society of CPAs Outstanding Scholar
Bar & Court Admissions
Not admitted in the District of Columbia; practicing under the supervision of a member of the DC Bar
- Intern, Department of Treasury, Office of Tax Policy, 2017
- Intern, Honorable Judge Amy Totenberg, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2017
Memberships & Affiliations
Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in California
Honors & Awards
- State Bar of Georgia Tax Section Outstanding Student Award;
- John C. O’Byrne Award for Excellence in the Study of Taxation
- CALI award (highest grade in class) in Torts, Corporations, and Property
- Law School writing awards: First Place, 2019 Mary Moers Wenig Writing Competition; First Place, 2019 ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Student Writing Contest; First Place, 2018 Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition; Second Place (tied), 2018 Tannenwald Writing Competition; Second Place, 2019 Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition
A Normative Guide to the Taxation of Education ISAs, The Federal Lawyer, Sept/Oct. 2019.
News & Events
- IPB Tax, Trusts & Estates Newsletter | 02.2020