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Robert is an associate in Reed Smith’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group. His practice focuses on transactional, regulatory, data privacy, and cybersecurity matters for health care and life sciences companies. Robert advises medical centers and teaching hospitals, health insurance companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, physicians, correctional health care providers, long-term care facilities, and nursing homes. 

Robert’s transactional experience includes assisting with mergers and acquisitions, preparing corporate governance documents and policies, negotiating physician employment agreements, and drafting product disposition and return agreements and policies. His regulatory experience includes counseling health care and life sciences companies on general compliance matters, defending clients in government and private, governing institution investigations, and advising pharmaceutical companies on issues involving privacy and security of patient information under EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), HIPAA, and state laws. He also works with not-for-profit and tax-exempt (501(c)(3)) organization on a range of transactional and regulatory matters.


  • Fordham University, 2017, J.D.
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2012, B.A., Distinction in the College of Letters & Science

  • New York

  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) 
  • New York State Bar Association