Mr. McRoberts is a former partner and currently “of counsel” with the firm. His current practice focuses on Second Amendment litigation, both at trial and on appeal, in state and federal court.
Mr. McRoberts began his legal career as a judicial law clerk in the U.S Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, first clerking for Judge Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr. and then Judge John D, Butzner, Jr. He began in private practice at one of the nation’s top law firms, Latham & Watkins, working on complex environmental and business litigation matters. He has extensive and varied experience in handling all aspects of complex litigation including prosecuting a federal trade libel action which resulted in a multi-million dollar judgment; defending a manufacturer in a class-action products liability case; defending major oil companies such as Texaco and Unocal in environmental actions, construction delays and underground storage tank litigation; trying a six-week jury trial against a vocational school and its parent company, ITT, resulting in a $7 million verdict; and working on anti trust, insurance, and construction defect cases.
Mr. McRoberts graduated cum laude from Rutgers University 1976, earning top honors as a Henry Rutgers Scholar. In 1989, he graduated cum laude from Loyola Law School, where he was awarded “Order of the Coif”, and served as Articles Editor of the Loyola International & Comparative Law Journal. While at Loyola, he worked as a prosecutor with the District Attorney’s Office in Compton, California.
Mr. McRoberts also served as an Adjunct Professor at California Western School of Law in San Diego.
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