“When companies prioritize profits over responsibility, safety & the respect for the environment, I think juries are going to push back in the only way they can – by awarding precedent setting verdicts for hard working claimants.”
Rob’s record-setting verdict of $82.5 million dollars in the Petrie v. Hanover case is included in the Texas Verdict Hall of Fame.
Rob received his B.A. from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. After receiving an academic scholarship, Rob continued his education at Baylor University School of Law, where he was Editor of the Baylor Law Review, a member of the Order of the Barristers, and a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. He received his J.D. cum laude in 1988 and was selected to serve as a Briefing Attorney for the Texas Supreme Court.
Rob has represented consumers in product liability litigation since 1991. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Rob is also Board Certified in Civil Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is individually rated AV®, the highest peer-review rating offered by Martindale-Hubbell®. In addition, Rob is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
For over three decades Rob has concentrated his practice on tire and automotive defect litigation. Rob represents consumers exclusively. He has successfully prosecuted numerous catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases against tire manufacturers, automakers, tire retailers, and tire service centers, including Michelin, BFGoodrich, Uniroyal, Cooper Tire, Goodyear, Dunlop, Bridgestone/Firestone, Continental/General Tire, Kumho Tire, Yokohama, General Motors, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, Toyota, Isuzu, Hyundai, Nissan, Mitsubishi, BMW, Mazda, Discount Tire, Pep Boys, Les Schwab, and Walmart.
Rob has served as lead counsel in over 430 cases that have resulted in a verdict or settlement of $1,000,000 or more and dozens of cases that have resulted in a verdict or settlement of $10,000,000 or more. Rob’s $82.5 million dollar record-setting verdict in Petrie v. Hanover is included in the Texas Verdict Hall of Fame.