ROBERT UHL counsels clients on complex legislative, policy, political, and regulatory matters across the federal government, helping clients navigate Capitol Hill, the White House, and executive branch agencies. Robert strategizes with clients to develop the most effective, individually-tailored plan for them to successfully shape law and policy, efficiently structure business operations, and deftly maneuver the latest legal and political developments. Robert also guides clients through high stakes Congressional investigations.
Additionally, Robert advises public and private companies across industries on cross-border corporate and transactional matters throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, drafting substantive agreements, conducting due diligence, analyzing international compliance questions and strategies, negotiating deal terms, and coordinating with clients and counterparties to solve problems.
Robert regularly researches current political, policy, national security, and intelligence issues facing the United States and provides pro bono services to veterans applying for benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, particularly combat-related special compensation. Robert also supports Sidley’s partnership with Yale Law School’s Free Exercise clinic, which files amicus curiae briefs in appropriate religious liberties cases in the Supreme Court of the United States and in other federal and state courts of appeal.
While attending law school, Robert externed with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas and with Mark Cuban Companies. Robert earned his J.D. from the SMU Dedman School of Law and his B.B.A. in Finance, with a minor in Constitutional Studies, from the University of Notre Dame.