Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Robert's Profile

Robert is a seasoned litigator with over 20 years of high-level experience representing individuals and businesses in a broad variety of civil litigation matters in state and federal courts and arbitrations. In addition to his extensive litigation practice, Robert draws on his experience to counsel clients and develop realistic protocols and best practices to mitigate litigation risks. His client representation spans a wide variety of industry sectors including government entities, publicly traded companies, private businesses, and individuals.

Robert received his J.D. cum laude from Cumberland School of Law, and he holds a B.A. magna cum laude from Wofford College. Along with being a Shareholder in Maynard's Government Solutions Practice Group, Robert is a husband, father of four, and an avid history buff.

Robert's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Charleston Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association


State Bar: Alabama, South Carolina

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern), South Carolina

U.S. Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit, Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
    • (2000, J.D., cum laude)
  • Wofford College
    • (1997, B.A., History, magna cum laude)

Thursday, September 20, 2018


Maynard & Gale is pleased to welcome three Shareholders—Erica Williamson Barnes, Noah “Chip” Hicks, and Robert Jones. All experienced litigators, Ms. Barnes joins the Firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice in Birmingham, and Hicks and Jones both join the Firm’s Government Solutions Practice in Huntsville. “We are excited to...

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