Rob applies his multidisciplinary background in the real estate and financial services industries to find practical and business-oriented solutions for his clients.

Overview

Rob offers significant experience in commercial real estate transactions, commercial real estate finance, renewable energy project finance, commercial leasing, secured lending, and residential mortgage lending regulatory compliance, is highly knowledgeable on RESPA Section 8.

Rob is also committed to pro bono work, where he has represented clients in matters ranging from structuring and implementing a fund to inject capital into underserved neighborhoods in St. Louis, Missouri,  defending indigent clients against criminal charges as part of the Missouri Coalition for the Right to Counsel, researching human rights issues, providing general counsel to nonprofits, and assisting individuals form and operate for profit and nonprofit businesses.

Experience

Commercial Real Estate

Represents property owners, developers, investors, and lenders in the purchase, sale, financing and leasing of commercial properties all over the country, including acquisition and development of retail, multi-family residential, and mixed-use properties, together with office and retail leasing.

Represents lenders on construction and term financing of office buildings, multi-family apartment complexes, warehouses, distribution centers, mixed use commercial assets, and marinas.

Represents investors with ground lease financing structures.

Renewable Energy Finance

Serves as lead counsel to national renewable energy lender in financing the construction of utility grade renewable energy generation projects ranging from 1MW to 20MW in size, as well as energy-efficiency projects, located in New York, California, Illinois, Oregon, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, Maryland and American Samoa totaling over $170 million in financing. The lender finances a mix of utility scale and community solar projects.

Commercial Lending

Represents banks in financing business acquisitions and other general commercial financing including lines of credit for working capital, small and middle market mergers and acquisitions, and asset-based C&I loans.

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2009

Education

University of Missouri School of Law, J.D., 2009 

University of Missouri, B.A., 2001

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