Robert I. Whitelaw is the managing partner of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP. He is co-chairman of the firm's Litigation Department and co-chairman of the firm's Family Law Group.
Mr. Whitelaw has over 40 years of experience practicing law at Obermayer. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of issues relating to marriage and family law, including division of property, alimony, tax matters, child custody, visitation and support, prenuptial agreements, adoption and paternity. He is an experienced advisor and litigator in partnership and corporate matters with respect to formation, succession and dissolution. He also has a comprehensive background in probate, fiduciary and administration of estates.
Mr. Whitelaw is a fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is also a member of the Family Law, Litigation and Probate sections of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. He served as President, Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a former Vice President (July 2008-July 2011) and Secretary (July 2007-July 2008).
Mr. Whitelaw has been named in Best Lawyers in America from 1995 to the present and was named as the "Philadelphia Best Lawyers Family Lawyer of the Year" for 2010. He has consistently been named as one of the "Ten Leaders of Greater Philadelphia Matrimonial and Divorce Law" (2005-present). He is named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list as seen in both Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2013). He is also listed as one of the Top 100 Philadelphia attorneys and Top 100 Pennsylvania attorneys (2004-2007).
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, LLP
Jan. 1, 1970 -
University of Pennsylvania Law School
JD - Juris Doctor
BA - Bachelor of Arts
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