Robert is a passionate and dogged advocate who has dedicated his career to fighting for workers’ rights. He has extensive experience representing employees before federal and state courts, as well as federal, state, and local administrative agencies. A North Carolina native, Robert is known to have a calm and warm demeanor but has little patience for bullies, liars, and gamesmanship.
Prior to joining The Spiggle Law Firm, Robert worked for a boutique law firm in Cary, North Carolina representing workers individually and in class and collective actions for a variety of employment issues, including wage and hour violations, FMLA claims, wrongful termination, discrimination, and retaliation. While Robert worked on some of the most sophisticated and complex civil litigation during his time here, he is most proud of his pro bono representation of a client before the North Carolina Board of Review. Robert’s efforts in this matter resulted in a reversal of an unfavorable lower-level appeals ruling, thus staving off bankruptcy for his client.
In another life, Robert had a successful career in sales and management working for one of the largest telecommunications companies in the country. He achieved multiple top sales awards and was selected for a prestigious leadership development program. His proudest moment was seeing his team achieve first-place in annual sales for the region during his first year in management.