Rob’s clients value his keen understanding of the intricacies of establishing and growing a business venture.

Overview

Rob serves as outside general counsel for several Kansas City-based companies, providing assistance on a range of matters such as acquisitions and sales, real estate transactions and commercial leasing and general corporate matters. He’s well known for his work with entrepreneurs and startup companies, as well as closely held businesses.

He regularly represents venture capital and other equity investors who structure and provide debt and equity financing to facilitate growth and expansion of businesses at all stages. Rob counsels them on all types of general corporate and business matters including contracts, real estate, taxation and other day-to-day legal and business issues. Rob also represents telecommunications clients in the acquisition and leasing of their communications facilities.

Experience

Rob represented an aerospace components manufacturer in a cash merger valued at $98 million.

He assisted in the formation of a joint venture involving the conveyance of production, transportation and pipeline assets valued at $650 million.

He has served for extended periods as on-site interim counsel for his client companies.

He was primary counsel for a wireless telecommunications service provider in the acquisition of sites for wireless communication facilities in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska.

Rob regularly advises several venture capital firms in both the acquisition and divestiture of portfolio companies.

Rob is a graduate of the Centurions Leadership Training Program, a program dedicated to training the emerging business and civic leaders in Kansas City.

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Recognitions

Recognitions

Graduate of the Centurions Leadership Training Program, a program dedicated to training the emerging business and civic leaders in Kansas City

Past recipient of the Kansas City Business Journal’s “Up & Comers Award”

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for venture capital law

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Spirit 2000 Gala Steering Committee

American Bar Association, Corporate Law Committee

Kansas Bar Association, Corporate Law Committee

The Missouri Bar, Corporate Law Committee

Admissions

  • Missouri, 1989
  • Kansas, 1990

Education

University of Kansas, J.D., 1989

University of Kansas, B.S., Business Administration, 1986

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