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About Robert

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).

work Experience

Managing Partner
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, LLP
Jan. 1, 1970 - Current
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school Education

University of Pennsylvania Law School
JD - Juris Doctor
- 1970

Amherst College
BA - Bachelor of Arts
- 1967

bookmark Awards

Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
2014
Best Lawyers In America
Best Lawyers in America
2013
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
2012
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
2011
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
2010
Family Lawyer of the Year
Philadelphia Best Lawyers
2010
Best Lawyers In America
Best Lawyers in America
2009
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
2008
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
2007
Ten Leaders of Greater Philadelphia Matrimonial and Divorce Law
2006
Best Lawyers in America
2006
Super Lawyers
2006
Super Lawyers
2005
Ten Leaders of Greater Philadelphia Matrimonial and Divorce Law
2005
Best Lawyers in America
2005
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2004
2004
Super Lawyers
2004
Best Lawyers in America
2004
Best Lawyers in America
2002
Best Lawyers in America
2000
Best Lawyers in America
1999
Best Lawyers in America
1997
Best Lawyers in America
1995

group Associations

Fellow
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
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Philadelphia Bar Association
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Member
Pennsylvania Bar Association
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Member
American Bar Association
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Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
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