Rob’s legal and business background are a unique value to the firm. His background has taught him the art of negotiating and client advocacy.
Rob joined the NewGate team as a Partner in 2019. Rob’s legal and business background make him an ideal addition to the firm. He has dedicated his entire legal career to litigating civil cases, which has taught him the art of negotiating and client advocacy. Shortly after starting his legal career, Rob began to grow and manage a diverse investment portfolio, made up primarily of commercial real estate, land, and citrus groves.
In 2016, Rob started his own law practice, allowing him to synergize his business and legal acumen. While growing his law practice, Rob continued to deepen his portfolio, by successfully investing in start-ups and broadening his real estate portfolio.
While in law school, Rob married his high-school sweetheart, Lindsay Hoekstra. In his free time, Rob enjoys playing tennis, serving as an amateur chef and BBQ pitmaster, and cheering on the Orlando Magic and Florida State Seminoles.
Florida International University
Juris Doctor, 2013
Florida State University
B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2009
Activities & Affiliations
- Member, Florida Bar and Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
- Member, Orange County Bar Association and OCBA Young Lawyers Section
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
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