Rob joined The Sawaya Law Firm in 2005 as an associate after receiving his J.D. from the University of Tulsa School of Law and has guided numerous cases to noteworthy conclusions for his clients. His results include a $9 million recovery for a defective product, a $2.5 million recovery for a client who was struck by an inattentive driver as she was crossing the street on foot, causing injuries that necessitated emergency brain surgery, $1.9 million where he figured out there was a fault in warehouse door that resulted his client getting injured.
Rob now calls upon his years of experience in his responsibility as the firm’s managing partner in charge of litigation, overseeing all the firm’s cases. In addition, he continues to maintain his own caseload, which focuses on wrongful death, automobile and trucking accidents, insurance bad faith, premises liability cases and defective products. He has handled cases all around the country in numerous jurisdictions for his clients. He has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts and has earned the distinction of being named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine since 2012.
A native of Dallas, where he attended Highland Park High School and participated in football, baseball, and lacrosse, Rob knew as a teenager that he wanted to become a lawyer. After graduating in 1996, he enrolled at the University of Colorado at Boulder and became active in outdoor sports while pursuing his degree. He took up backpacking and hiking, and he and his brother Nathan spent summers together on various trips trekking through Greenland and Pakistan.
After receiving his B.A. in political science in 2000, he moved to Alabama, where he worked at an outdoors clothing and equipment store, teaching kids to rock climb and traveling around the South to climb and hike. His participation in triathlon events began in 2010, when he completed the Boise 70.3 Ironman competition, and he has not let up. Rob has competed in over 25 full distance Ironman competitions since then, including in Hawaii, Norway, Africa, New Zealand, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. However, when he is not training he is chasing his young daughter all around the house.
If you feel like you have a potential case in the Rocky Mountain Region feel free to contact Rob and his staff at The Sawaya Law Firm to see how they may help you.