In addition to his trial experience, Robert is an accomplished appellate advocate. He has successfully handled many appeals within his practice areas in the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Robert has also successfully handled appeals in the Federal Courts of Appeal for the Second and Fourth Circuits. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 and was selected by Best Lawyers as its Philadelphia Litigation-Real Estate Lawyer of the Year for 2014.
Robert sits on the boards of The Defender Association and the Public Interest Law Council of Philadelphia and was recently appointed to the Mayor’s Task Force on Gaming. He earned both his undergraduate degree (B.A., 1961) and his law degree (LL.B., cum laude, 1964) from the University of Pennsylvania. He was the research editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.