Rob represents clients in a variety of real estate, corporate and finance transactions, as well as related workout and enforcement actions. He has represented debt and equity investors in the origination, syndication, servicing, workout and enforcement of large commercial mortgage and mezzanine loans. He has extensive experience in the areas of hospitality finance, leasehold finance (including, ground lease and master lease structures) and construction finance. Rob has also represented property owners, sellers, tenants and real estate brokers in connection with the disposition by sale or lease of various real estate assets.
In addition to his transactional practice, Rob frequently represents clients in Connecticut state court foreclosure and receivership proceedings, related bankruptcy proceedings and real estate related disputes.
Rob previously practiced law for over ten years at the international law firm of Dechert LLP.
Rob is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts (B.A., cum laude, 1993) and the University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1999), where he was the executive editor of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal.
Rob is a member of the Connecticut bar, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.
Rob has written extensively on real estate finance and in particular workouts and enforcement actions involving real estate finance transactions. He is a co-author of the following two chapters of the Mortgage and Asset Backed Securities Litigation Handbook, West® Legalworks, 2008: “Complex Loan Structures” and “Issues Arising in Connection with the Foreclosure or Other Enforcement Action of the Securitized Loan”.
Rob resides in Connecticut with his wife and four children. He serves as a volunteer youth soccer, basketball and baseball coach.