J. Robert “Rob” Tyler, III dedicates his practice to helping entrepreneurs grow emerging technology companies in a variety of industries, including information technology, life sciences, medical devices, healthcare, nanotechnology and advanced materials.
He represents clients in a wide range of transactions including equity and debt financings, intellectual property and technology licensing, strategic alliances and partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.
Moreover, he has an extensive network of contacts with potential investors and other resources of significant value to his clients. Rob serves as co-chair of the firm’s Emerging Technology practice.
Rob has more than 25 years of experience in business and corporate law. He is a member of the board of trustees for NC State’s Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science. In addition, he is a co-founder of The Medical Innovators Collaborative (MEDIC). He served on the executive committee and the board of directors of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and on the board of directors of NC IDEA.
He is a graduate of the University of Richmond, where he earned his J.D. and B.S, and he serves on the board of directors of the Richmond Law Advisory Board. Previously, he was the president of the University of Richmond Law School Alumni Association.
University of Richmond (Juris Doctor), 1989
cum laude; Editor-in-Chief, University of Richmond Law Review; Member, McNeill Law Society