Robert J. Angerer, Jr.
Since beginning in 1993, Rob’s practice has largely focused on regulatory and administrative matters affecting businesses in some of the most heavily regulated industries, including financial institutions and oil companies. He has handled regulatory and permitting matters at the administrative level and also in litigation before state and federal administrative tribunals and courts. Prior to joining Igler|Pearlman, Rob worked with George Igler and Richard Pearlman at a regional law firm and at a boutique banking and securities firm in Tallahassee. He was also a former partner at a Tallahassee law firm concentrating on oil and gas law and acted as General Counsel for an independent public oil company, providing general corporate, regulatory, and litigation service at the administrative, trial and appellate levels.
Rob is licensed to practice in both Florida and Georgia and in front of the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the United States District Courts of Florida. He is an associate member of the Georgia Bankers Association and serves on its Board of Directors of the Bank Counsel Section.
Rob’s representative experience includes:
- Counselling defending them in bank officers and directors in the board room and defending the courtroom, regarding enforcement actions by federal and state regulators;
- Professional liability litigation defending directors of failed banks; including obtaining a complete release by the FDIC for the board, with no liability or damages.
- Defending professionals against ERISA class action litigation;
- Handling appeals of administrative actions taken by regulatory entities;
- Guiding community banks through initial public offerings;
- Litigating Notices of Charges filed by the FDIC against community banks during the Great Recession; and
- Aiding in the successful acquisition of a troubled community bank by a strong international financial institution, while preventing any formal enforcement action against the target client.
Rob received his Master of Laws degree (L.L.M.) in Energy and Environment Law, with distinction, from Tulane University in 1994 and earned his J.D. from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 1993. He received his B.A. in psychology from Vanderbilt University in 1990. He enjoys spending time with his family at the baseball and softball fields and in supporting their favorite college sports teams.