Robb Heering, Esq.
Robb began his legal career in the early 1980's working on behalf of IBM in a landmark antitrust case. While associated with the distinguished Wall Street firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Robb began to hone his skills as a federal regulatory litigator. Fast forward a few years and Robb found himself as a real estate attorney at the corporate headquarters of United Parcel Service (UPS). While at UPS, Robb handled real estate acquisitions and disposals in more than 30 states as well as handling airport properties and ad valorem taxation litigation in more than 300 taxing jurisdictions.
Following his career in-house at UPS, Robb decided to return to his hometown in Connecticut to establish a boutique law firm. Robb's practice centered on residential and commercial real estate, and general civil and criminal litigation.
Robb's abilities as an attorney are supercharged by his personal experiences in related businesses. Robb has created, folded, sold, exited and operated more than a dozen businesses in the last 4 decades including restaurants, shipping and packaging centers, a multi-state licensed mortgage lending operation, a chain of more than 80 residential real estate offices in 22 states and 4 countries, a 501c3 non-profit, a consumer products company and more. Robb has extensive experience in the representation of nationwide clients in CFPB and Credit Bureau related Consumer Law matters, as well as HUD, HUD-OIG, FHA, CFPB, FDA, USDA, DoD, and FCC matters. Robb is admitted to practice law in all Connecticut state courts, the US District Court for the Federal Districts of Connecticut, and Southern New York and has appeared pro hac vice on behalf of clients in 12 United States Federal District Courts. As a federal and state litigator, he has more than 200 matters under his belt with a stellar reputation.
Robb has represented clients in residential, commercial and industrial real estate transactions, business start-up matters, and state and federal matters. As a real estate attorney, he has closed on more than $1B in commercial and residential transactions for more than one thousand clients.
In diversity lies strength.
With more than 35 years of experience as a deal making yet aggressive, results driven lawyer who, in the past, has handled matters ranging from real estate transactions to major federal criminal racketeering and fraud matters, Robb Heering is quite possibly one of most experienced, skilled, and creative deal making attorneys in the business. Robb now primarily limits his boutique practice to residential real estate closings for select clientele.
Robb and his wife Stephanie met in 1979 in Ridgefield and married in 1983, they have four sons. They reside in Ridgefield, CT.
Robb also provides an average of 100 hours per year on a Pro Bono (no fee) basis working on behalf of Animal Rescue Non-Profits and serving as a state appointed Animal Advocate in Connecticut courts as well as serving as a court appointed Trustee on behalf of the State Bar Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel in Attorney Misconduct and related matters. Robb is also the founder and managing director of International Camel Rescue, Inc. a 501c3 non-profit entity whose mission includes the rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of abused and at risk camels globally. He also owns One Hump Farm, LLC, a Ridgefield. CT sanctuary for rescued camels, alpacas, and llamas. “Sheik”, Robb’s first rescue camel was rescued at the age of 8 months old (now 8 years old) and now enjoys his life as a pampered celebrity camel at the farm.