AEGIS Law Chicago office. With nearly 30 years of experience in the industry, Robert has worked on structuring and executing transactions for a wide variety of primarily middle-market enterprises in healthcare, technology, real estate development, manufacturing, and intellectual property.
Robert’s primary area of expertise involves tax-related issues, with a concentration on structuring businesses and transactions utilizing partnerships and other flow-through entities. His legal practice also involves corporate advice, including ownership-transition planning and governance, as well as the private placement and syndication of securities.
Prior to joining AEGIS, Robert held various senior positions at investment-banking and M&A advisory firms. He was a Managing Director of The Chicago Corporation and FOCUS, LLC, where he provided M&A advisory services to private and closely held middle-market companies. He was also a partner in XAltitude, LLC, which co-invests in primarily technology start-ups or sole-source government suppliers and injects new technologies while acting as an operating partner. Additionally, Robert served as Director of Legal Affairs for Ocean Tomo, LLC, an intellectual property merchant bank, where he was responsible for all legal issues facing the company.
Robert started his legal career as a partner in the tax group of Sachnoff & Weaver (now, Reed Smith). He then joined Schiff, Hardin & Waite and Shefsky & Froelich before moving on to his current roles in investment banking and M&A advisory.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law. He is also a member of the Illinois Bar and holds Series 7, 89, and 63 Securities Licenses.
In his spare time, Robert enjoys spending time with his family and studying history.