McGlinchey News Release
McGlinchey Welcomes Litigator Robert J. Im to Irvine Office
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that Robert J. Im has joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Consumer Financial Services team as an Associate.
Robert is an experienced business litigator whose practice focuses on commercial and consumer financial services litigation. Robert represents clients in a wide range of practice areas, including mortgage banking litigation, commercial and business contractual disputes, tort and negligence actions, corporate governance and partnership disputes, and labor and employment litigation. Additionally, he has extensive experience in construction litigation and represents owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in a wide range of disputes arising out of commercial construction and high-end, residential construction projects.
“We’re excited to have Robert joining us in the Irvine office,” said Brian Paino, Managing Member of McGlinchey’s Irvine office. “We look forward to working with him to create the effective business solutions that our commercial litigation and financial clients need.”
In addition to his commercial litigation experience, Robert has considerable experience handling matters involving fraud, wrongful foreclosure, negligence, and breach of contract. He assists clients with contested foreclosures, real estate and title issues, and claims of federal and state regulatory violations. He also represents banks and financial institutions in disputes involving state and federal consumer protection and lending laws, and has experience defending claims arising under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and California’s Rosenthal FDCPA. Licensed in California, Robert holds a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a B.A. from the University of California, Irvine.
“Our clients nationwide will find Robert’s deep experience in litigation to be a valuable asset,” said Anthony Rollo, who chairs the firm’s nationwide Commercial Litigation and seventy-attorney Consumer Financial Services Litigation practice groups. “Robert has proven to be an excellent advocate for both commercial litigation and consumer financial services litigation clients, helping them to solve their challenges and meet their objectives.”
In 2013, McGlinchey expanded its footprint to Southern California by opening its Irvine office to more effectively serve key clients in general litigation, commercial litigation, and consumer financial services litigation.