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Robert R. Wheeler, Jr.

Associate – Atlanta

Robert R. Wheeler, Jr. serves as insurance coverage and monitoring counsel on Fields Howell’s Professional Liability Team. He advises insurers on the implications of claims and circumstances arising out of various professional liability policies, including those written for lawyers and law firms, accountants, engineers, long-term care facilities, and more.

Before joining Fields Howell, Rob worked for the largest litigation firm in Georgia where he defended clients in automobile, trucking, and premises liability matters. There, he gained experience drafting pleadings and motions, responding to discovery requests, and participating in mediation and settlement negotiations. Rob began his legal career as an assistant state attorney in Florida’s 20th Judicial Circuit. He then transitioned to private practice where he became a litigation association focused on insurance defense.

Rob is a 2017 graduate of Florida State University School of Law. In law school, he earned the highest grade in his Technology for Lawyers course. He previously graduated from the University of Florida in 2013 with a B.A. in Political Science and History.


  • Florida State University School of Law, J.D., 2017
  • University of Florida, B.A., 2013

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