Rob joined Maynard, O’Connor, Smith, & Catalinotto in 1997 and was named a partner in 2004. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Law Clerk to Hon. Irad S. Ingraham, New York State Supreme Court Justice for Chenango County. Through that experience, he gained extensive exposure to trial practice and the intricacies of New York State civil practice rules and regulations.
Rob concentrates his practice on representation of defendants in a wide variety of personal injury litigation matters, including premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, construction site litigation, medical malpractice, and municipal law. In addition, he also handles the majority of the firm’s appeals and regularly argues appeals in state and federal appellate courts.
He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the U.S.
Every year between 2012 and 2022, Rob was honored by Super Lawyers magazine and included in its annual issue acknowledging outstanding Upstate New York attorneys, and was recognized for his successes in the categories of both “Personal Injury Defense: General” and “Appellate Practice”.
Rob is a graduate of Le Moyne College and remains very involved in the Le Moyne College Alumni Association. Rob received his legal degree from Albany Law School and is a former president of the Albany Law School National Alumni Association. In 2019, Rob was honored with the Albany Law School’s Excellence in Alumni Service Award.