LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law, magna cum laude, American University Washington College of Law, 2015
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2008
MSt, University of Cambridge, TBA 2016
B.A., magna cum laude, Florida International University (The Honors College), 2005
United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
District of Columbia
Robert Jimenez's practice includes intellectual property and commercial litigation, e-discovery, and appellate matters. He has experience representing trademark owners, financial institutions, and commercial clients across varying areas in both state and federal court. Robert was previously counsel to both Bank of America and U.S. Century Bank in consumer finance and debt collection litigation, as well as in tax-related matters and secured transaction cases under the Uniform Commercial Code. He counsels clients –as well as other law firms—on electronic discovery issues and has experience in multijurisdictional collections, negotiating and drafting e-discovery protocols, and coordinating with e-discovery vendors across the United States. Additionally, Robert routinely handles cases before Florida's District Courts of Appeal.
Robert received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Florida International University (2005, magna cum laude) and was a member of The Honors College. In 2008 he received his juris doctorate from the University of Florida’s Fredric G. Levin College of Law where he was an editorial member of the Florida Journal of International Law. During law school, Robert studied international and comparative law abroad at Magdalen College, Oxford University. He subsequently studied writing in the extension program at the University of California, Berkeley and at Merton College, Oxford University. In 2013 he matriculated at Wolfson College, Cambridge University for his Master’s Degree in writing from Cambridge (MSt, 2016). He received his LL.M. with a concentration on intellectual property law at American University's Washington College of Law (2015, magna cum laude) where he was awarded the LL.M. Outstanding Legal Research and Writing Award for his graduate article Revolution: USA, Cuba, and the Future of Trademarks, which was published as the cover article in the July/August edition of Landslide Magazine (the American Bar Association’s intellectual property journal).
Robert is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the American Bar Association, the ABA IPL Trademark Subcommittee on Cuba, the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar, and a member of the Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries. He is also a member of the Cambridge Society of Washington, D.C.