Rob Wilkins, Jones Foster Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group Leader, is double Board Certified by the Florida Bar in the areas of Business Litigation and Civil Trial. Board certification is granted only to lawyers who have been determined by their peers and the judiciary to possess special knowledge, skills and proficiency, and professionalism and ethics in the practice of law. The Florida Bar Board Certification process is intended to help clients identify specialists in select areas of law. Out of approximately 107,000 attorneys admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, Rob is one of only 77 attorneys who are double Board Certified in Business Litigation and Civil Trial.
With over 35 years’ experience as a trial lawyer, Rob represents and counsels clients in complex business litigation matters, including e-discovery and data privacy issues, construction litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, employment and non-compete matters, civil RICO, securities, and commercial real estate landlord/tenant matters. He is experienced in defending actions seeking certification of nationwide and statewide classes and has served as Co-Counsel in defense of a multidistrict litigation matter with potential damages in excess of $100 million.
Rob is active within various industry and bar associations. Currently, he is Co-Chair of the E-Discovery Subcommittee and the Data Breach & Internet Subcommittee of the ABA Section of Litigation’s Commercial and Business Litigation Committee. He is also an active member of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1, Electronic Document Retention and Production, and Working Group 11, Data Security and Privacy Liability.
Rob is consistently recognized by peer and industry publications, including Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers, and holds an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and legal ability.