Through nearly twenty years practicing employment law with the Bay Area’s best—at Wilson
Sonsini, Morgan Lewis, Hanson Bridgett, and his own firm Employment Law Resource Group—Rob
has earned his strong reputation as a trusted advisor and provider of keen legal insight in a rapidly
evolving cultural and regulatory environment.
Before founding RED Law and Employment Law Resource Group, Rob was a member of the
renowned Employment Law Group at Wilson Sonsini. There, Rob provided compliance litigation,
counseling, and training services to senior executives, founders, board members, and human
resources professionals in a variety of technology, life science, and other growth business
In addition to his role as founding partner of RED Law, Rob also serves as Co-Chair of the National
Center for Lesbian Rights Anniversary Circle Campaign (a national legal organization dedicated to
achieving full civil and human rights for LGBTQ people and their families).
In 2014, Rob received the Minority Bar Coalition’s annual Unity Award, an award granted by a
network of 40+ diverse Bay Area bar associations to attorneys who have shown exemplary
commitment to promoting the cause of diversity. In 2010 and 2013 Super Lawyers magazine,
published by Law & Politics, recognized Rob as a “Rising Star²” in employment and labor law, an
honor limited to 2.5% of lawyers in the Northern California jurisdiction.
Rob is a graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of Law (J.D., 2002) and Columbia
Union College (B.A. and B.S., magna cum laude, 1998). He also studied international law and human
rights at Leiden University in the Netherlands (2002).
Rob and his family live in San Francisco. He is a proud father, a fair-weather cyclist and a devoted