Rob grew up in Naperville, Illinois and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 1979 from the University of Illinois majoring in psychology. He obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1982 from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He moved to Arizona and served as an administrative assistant and clerk to the Honorable Robert C. Broomfield in 1983. He then defended doctors and hospitals for 5 years under the mentorship of Barry MacBan and Duane Olson. In 1989, Rob started representing victims of medical neglect and chaired the malpractice department at Langerman, Begam, Lewis & Marks through 1993. He opened his own practice in Scottsdale in 1994 and has well over 25 years of experience litigating cases of Medical Negligence, Birth Injury, Surgical Error; defective products and other cases of serious injuries caused by the negligence of others.