CONTACT

Tel: 480.999.4557
rmills@millsandwoods.com


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Business Disputes →
Securities Litigation →
Civil Rights →
Employment Law →
Personal Injury →
Medical Malpractice →

EDUCATION

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
  • University of Illinois, B.A., 1986
R
obert “Bob”Mills has over 25 years experience litigating a wide variety of cases, ranging from business disputes to personal injury and real estate matters.
For the past 18 years, Bob’s practice has focused on complex commercial litigation, including accountant liability, attorney liability and liability of underwriters in securities offerings. Bob honed his litigation skills while practicing for nearly 17 years at Beus Gilbert PLLC, one of the most prestigious plaintiff’s litigation firms in Arizona. There he represented bankruptcy trustees in actions brought to recover hundreds of millions of dollars from “Big Four” and other accounting firms. He also represented scores of businesses in contractual and other disputes. Bob also has substantial experience in both commercial and residential real estate litigation. In addition, Bob has litigated numerous personal injury cases, including medical malpractice actions. Before moving to Arizona in 1997, Bob practiced at Thompson Coburn, a prominent firm in St. Louis, Missouri. There, for over seven years, Bob’s practice focused on representation of railroad companies in actions brought under the Federal Employers Liability Act, and in numerous railroad crossing accident cases in Missouri and Illinois courts. Bob has briefed and argued appeals in the United States Seventh and Second Circuits, as well as in the appellate courts of Illinois and Arizona. Bob graduated from the University of Illinois in 1986 with a bachelors degree in journalism, then graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 1989 with a juris doctor degree cum laude. Order of the Barristers. Law Review. He served as a judicial law clerk to the late Hon. Howard C. Ryan, Supreme Court of Illinois from 1989 – 1990. Admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1989 and to the Missouri Bar in 1990. (Currently active in Arizona only.) Admitted to the Arizona Bar in 1998.

EDUCATION & COURT ADMISSIONS

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
  • University of Illinois, B.A., 1986

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Arizona (admitted 1998)
  • Missouri (admitted 1990)
  • Illinois (admitted 1989, Not Active)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

 

FAMILY

Robert enjoys spending time with his son and his English Bulldog.

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