Born in Memphis, Tennessee, November 23, 1964. Education: Southside High School graduate, Memphis, Tennessee; Princeton University, B.A., 1987; University of Notre Dame, JD, 1990.
Robert joined Glassman, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox, P. C. in 1990; Admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee, 1990, Tennessee Supreme Court, 1990, and Arkansas Supreme Court, 2012, Mississippi Supreme Court, 2014, U.S. District Court, Northern & Southern Divisions of Mississippi, 2014, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit (2014).
Robert's practice is varied, i.e., professional liability defense, insurance defense and general litigation with a presently active focus on plaintiff's personal injury defense, trucking litigation and complex litigation, including class actions as well as nursing home defense.
Present member Memphis and Shelby County Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association; Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association; American Bar Association - Litigation Section; National Bar Association, Ben F. Jones Chapter; Trucking Insurance Defense Association ("TIDA"); Mississippi Bar Association.
Former member American Inns of Court, Leo Bearman, Sr. Chapter; Former hearing committee member Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility.
Present board member Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis; Present sponsor Porter Leath Children's Center, Memphis, Tennessee; 2006 Campaign Treasurer, Committee to Re-Elect Honorable D'Army Bailey, Circuit Court Judge, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; 2006 Campaign Treasurer, Committee to Re-Elect Honorable Lonnie B. Thompson, General Sessions Court Judge, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; Present member University of Notre Dame Law Association; Present member Black Alumni Association of Notre Dame; Present member Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Married: Kimela (Kim) Wright Cox, Esq.; Two daughters: Kennedy Cox and Blair Cox.