Rob is a Partner at The Collins Law Firm, chairing its Banking & Financial Department. Rob focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and corporate clients in commercial banking and real estate litigation and transactions. Rob also serves as special counsel for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Rob is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, Northern District of Illinois, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He has also litigated in the federal and state courts of Virginia, Texas, California, Indiana and Wisconsin. Rob's representative clients include: • MB Financial Bank, N.A. • First Midwest Bank • First National Bank of Brookfield • Heartland Bank and Trust • Metropolitan Bank Group and Archer Bank • Republic Bank • American Heartland Bank • Allied First Bank • Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company • Edgebrook Bank • FDIC • Hoist Liftruck Mfg., Inc. • Continuum Data Centers, LLC • American Association of Utility Auditors, Inc.